3000gt sl


Asked by Nov 21, 2016 at 06:11 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3000gt sl smoking when revving up to pull out but
doesn't smoke when under load or accelerating? I
would think it might be valves or valve stems but it
doesn't do it under load any suggestions?

1 Answer


Blue smoke at idle is worn valve guide seals. If the smoke goes away when driving it's the valve guide seals. Occasionally it may be a faulty PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) system. But not that often. HTH. -Jim

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