I've been noticing smoke coming out of my exhaust pipe for 3-4 seconds at random when i 1st turn on my car. this has only happened 3 times, i think it might contribute to the heat but im not sure. should i be worried?
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2002 Toyota RAV4 Question: smoke coming out of my exhaust pipe
Answer #1pushrod July 12, 2012, 05:52Master
No,typical on higher milage engines. Your valve seals are leaking a small amount of oil into the cylinders
won't hurt a thing.It should clear up after a few seconds,as long as it doesen't start
drinking oil, dont worry to much.
COMMON PROB ON HIGH MILEAGE TOY. VALVE SEALS ARE GOING BAD SEEK AN EST