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
2 answers
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.
ANSWER by on July 12, 2012
COMMON PROB ON HIGH MILEAGE TOY. VALVE SEALS ARE GOING BAD SEEK AN EST