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Alot of oil usage and blue smoke while idling and take off.

(1999 Saturn SW2)
in Arvada, CO on December 09, 2010
using 1 qt. about every 2to3 wks, no smoke at start up, but after take off from lights and stop signs, and after idleing for awhile lots of strange smelling bluish smoke from tail pipe, haven't noticed any smoke on highway. had pcv valve replaced already
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on December 09, 2010
Saturn is known to burn oil after 100k miles, you can go to synthetic oil which will help with consumption, but it will still use oil. the nature of the beast.
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on December 09, 2010
yah, I hear ya, but what about the smoking I see daily.
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