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Why do I get Blue Smoke at start up?

Why do I get Blue Smoke at start up?

The blue smoke at start up would be oil in the intake. Compared to my 4th gen these engines are quiet. How often do you empty your catch can? 28psi seems a tad low. mines usually 39-44 at a warm idle.

Why does my truck have a blue puff at startup?

This…my truck doesn’t do it often, but if I start, move, shutdown my Redeye while its still cold, looks like a blown motor the next time I start it. You must log in or register to reply here.

Is it normal to see Blue Smoke at remote start?

The other day after my truck had sat for two days (abnormal) I hit remote start and noticed a puff of blue smoke. It wasn’t like a 2-stroke but it still caught my eye.

What does Blue Smoke mean in an engine?

What Does Blue Smoke Mean? Blue smoke is a clear sign telling your car engine is burning oil. What happens is that the piston rings or the valve guide seals or other components of the engine are worn or broken, causing oil leaking. The oil will flow into the combustion chamber, then it is being burnt together with the fuel, creating blue smoke.

What causes blue smoke when starting a car?

When a car is producing blue smoke it means oil is getting into the combustion chamber for one reason or another and being burnt along with the normal gasoline. This creates a blue colored smoke which is passed down the exhaust system and then exits the car along with normal gases.

What is blue smoke coming from exhaust?

Unlike black smoke that is an unbalanced mixture of air and fuel, blue smoke indicates that your engine is burning oil through the cylinders and that the oil is escaping out of your exhaust. If you’re seeing blue smoke coming from your exhaust, you want to pay particular attention to your oil levels.

What does blue smoke from the exhaust mean?

Blue Exhaust Smoke. Blue smoke coming out of the exhaust pipe means that there is an oil leak occurring inside the engine. This is a problem for your vehicle because it means there is a reduction in lubrication occurring around the moving parts of the engine.

What does Blue Smoke mean on a diesel engine?

Blue Smoke: Blue engine smoke is the rarest type of smoke emanating from a diesel engine. The presence of blue smoke is an indication of burning oil. Blue smoke should not be ignored but is common when starting an engine in a cold weather.

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