2000 Lincoln LS 3.9v8 runs rough and 2 mins. in warm up it smokes,and number in 4 and 8 low compression what do i do?

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Asked by Aug 16, 2014 at 04:24 PM about the 2000 Lincoln LS V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

had head check, good, new head gaskets, new timing chain and tensioners and guide and
8 new core packs

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What color is the smoke? Blue is oil, grey is transmission fluid, black is fuel, and white is water (steam). HTH. -Jim

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it may be blue

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If you have high mileage, are seeing blue smoke, and have low compresson on those 2 cylinders, the engine is tired. By the sound of it you're looking at an engine rebuild. Sorry for the bad news! -Jim

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