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1996 Ford Taurus Question: engine smoking



mashugee, 3.0L V6, Syracuse, NY, September 05, 2010, 14:12

engine in my 1996 Taurus has started smoking when driven..can't find the leak and is not low on fluids...getting terrible, smells like oil...thanks for your help and suggestions

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    dandd September 05, 2010, 15:09

    Run the engine until hot and it is smoking and then look under neath the hood, you will find, it, use a flash light. Most Fords leak from the valve cover gaskets and then the oil leaks on to the exhaust manifold, a little bit of oil makes a heck of a lot of smoke.

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    shadetreeauto September 07, 2010, 08:55

    check tranny fluid.

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