smoke coming out of my exhaust pipe on 2002 Toyota RAV4

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?

by in Pelham, NY on July 11, 2012
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ANSWER by on July 12, 2012
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.
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ANSWER by on July 12, 2012
COMMON PROB ON HIGH MILEAGE TOY. VALVE SEALS ARE GOING BAD SEEK AN EST
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