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smoking 3000 gt


Danger T
10-29-2010, 01:02 PM
my 95 3000gt is smoking after about 30 minutes of driving. Smokes mainly when idle and upon acceleration. car has about 200k in mile. what could cause this.

MagicRat
10-29-2010, 04:32 PM
My first guess would be worn valve guides and/or valve seals

VR43000GT
10-29-2010, 10:34 PM
my 95 3000gt is smoking after about 30 minutes of driving. Smokes mainly when idle and upon acceleration. car has about 200k in mile. what could cause this.

You have bad valve stem seals. 99.9% positive. Not a big deal but something that will need to eventually be taken care of.

Stealthee
10-30-2010, 04:00 PM
Definitely a valve seal issue. Common issue on 3s's

danielsatur
10-30-2010, 07:41 PM
Even though your valve stem seals are bad, go with a good PCV, so burning more oil doesn't add more to the problem.

Keep your Auto running Greener for longer than 7years/100Kmiles, see http://www.ideabuyer.com/ipavail/acme-auto-emissions-filter

Stealthee
10-30-2010, 07:45 PM
By good, he means OEM. The auto parts stores PCV valves are built backwards.

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