Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Excessive smoking

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL)
in Chehalis, WA on October 07, 2010
car smokes after being driven for half hour around town or up hill, car has 148,000 miles and has been resonably well maintained. It uses about 1 quart oil per 3,000 miles. Thanks.
Displaying 1 answers & 1 comments
Popular Answer
of Auburn Foreign & Domestic on October 12, 2010
Worn valve guides or failed valve guide seals and piston rings worn or sticky can cause that concern. Greg
on November 12, 2010
Thanks-sorry to get bacxk so late
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
I recently just got an new thermostat put into my car for the overheating to stop but it's still doing the same thing...
It uses a quart between oil changes. I have been changing the oil at 7,500 mile intervals. I have checked the engin...
Didn't find what you were looking for?