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2001 Saturn L300 Question: valve seals

 

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gene1962, Thornburg, IA, October 13, 2009, 11:59
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i paid to have valve seals replaced and water pump and timing belt replaced its been almost 500 miles later and motor still smokes at start up its blueish/white smoke and last a few seconds same as it did before and it last just a few seconds . is there anything else that would cause this

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    Valleyautotech October 13, 2009, 16:37
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    bring it back and tell the shop that the valve seals are still leaking and to double check their work

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    edgawrysjr April 06, 2013, 17:42
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    If the seals are still leaking then the valve guides could be worn.

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