Smoking Ford Ranger

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Asked by Jun 09, 2010 at 08:59 AM about the 1985 Ford Ranger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1985 ford ranger has a 2.8 engine when u first start it smokes. See little smoke once in awhile especially as u are slowing down or stopping valves are noisy to. Anyone got any ideas oil pressure is good

3 Answers

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your valve guides and seals are fucked, cuz oil leaks down onto the top of the piston, or it's just running rich and when you let off the gas it just starves the charge that's in the cylinders of air, my 2.3l has that problem i think

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ur telling me that being set to rich will cause it to smoke

75

you just might need new piston rings how many kms or miles does the truck have?

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