Oil leak and burning oil

Asked by May 06, 2017 at 02:57 PM about the 1996 Saturn S-Series 4 Dr SL2 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 Saturn it is leaking and burning it the
oil is spitting all over the top of the motor.We
cannot figure out where the oil is coming from.Can
u help? It is also smoking out tail pipe smoke is
white.

2 Answers

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White smoke normally means blown head gasket. What color is oil? If looks like a milkshake then most likely blown head gasket.

low tension piston rings.. this is what i heard.. the L and LS (3rd Gen) do not have these issues.

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