Chevy Malibu Smoke from oil dipstick

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Asked by Apr 19, 2014 at 01:29 PM about the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey guys, i have a 2010 chevy malibu ltz 3.6l v6. there's a problem i've been having with
my car recently and that is, minor white smoke or steam comes out from oil dipstick
when car is off, checked engine oil level it's good and color is good as well...do you guys
know what might the problem be?!!

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Hey there, I am sorry to hear that you've been experiencing concerns with white smoke. Have you reached out to your dealership about this? We'd be happy to look further into your concerns. Please reach out to us via email at socialmedia@gm.com if we can be of further assistance. Thank you, Andraya R. GM Customer Care

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Check the crankcase ventilation system. The PCV valve, if equipped, may be clogged. Also check the crankcase ventilation system hoses for damage or accidentally being disconnected. HTH. -Jim

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