2006 Ram 1500 quad cab 4.7 AT. It smokes bluish white out tail pipe on first start up in the morning. Has 68,000 miles and starting to use oil .


Asked by Nov 07, 2012 at 03:29 AM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck has started smoking Bluish white out of the tail pipe on start
up. only when it sits overnight. or all day.  Stating to use oil, 1 qt
5,000 miles.  4.7 with 68,000 miles.
Thank you
Bob Hanks

3 Answers


Sounds like your valve seals need to be replaced.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

I second that. Even when it sits oil will seep through the valve guide seals in to the combustion chamber, blue/white smoke being oil..black unburnt fuel, just to elaborate a little on Tom's answer


68,000 and smoke already...consider a complete re-build of the block, and perhaps a bit more gentle on the accelerator!!!!!!!!!! wait until the engine warms up before beating it...

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 11,388 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $700.


Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,890
#2 pudgybear
Reputation 5,550
#3 dandyoun
Reputation 5,110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,397 Great Deals out of 210,250 listings starting at $895
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,982 Great Deals out of 160,214 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Ram 2500
135 Great Deals out of 5,257 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
892 Great Deals out of 64,400 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tundra
523 Great Deals out of 32,170 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Tacoma
542 Great Deals out of 37,485 listings starting at $2,807
Used Dodge Charger
240 Great Deals out of 27,117 listings starting at $1,997
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
386 Great Deals out of 47,447 listings starting at $400
Used Dodge Dakota
102 Great Deals out of 3,896 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Titan
226 Great Deals out of 18,224 listings starting at $3,799
Used Ford Mustang
331 Great Deals out of 45,576 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
82 Great Deals out of 2,169 listings starting at $5,750
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
844 Great Deals out of 69,767 listings starting at $700

Used Cars For Sale

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 139 listings starting at $6,177