Car is blowing smoke.

Terrence Verheul

Asked by Nov 23, 2015 at 04:19 AM about the 1992 Toyota Starlet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I have been idling fo more than 20 seconds it blows
light grey smoke when I move on. Any assistance would be

3 Answers

Tom Demyan

Sounds like valve seals or rings in the engine. So your burning oil, check the oil level every week to keep it topped off. You could go for a long time like this. No need to put a lot of money into a '92 Toyota.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your engine is getting old- just drive it for another 100 years- unless you are concerned about ruining the catalytic converter- and the planet's atmosphere-

Terrence Verheul

Both good answers. Thank you for your time and help

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