2002 Toyota RAV4 Q&A

2002 Toyota RAV4 Question: smoke coming out of my exhaust pipe

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? -
Answer 1
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. -
Answer 2
COMMON PROB ON HIGH MILEAGE TOY. VALVE SEALS ARE GOING BAD SEEK AN EST -