Engine smoke on startup

Asked by Aug 27, 2008 at 02:55 AM about the 1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why does my 91 protege smoke on startup and sound like it is running on 3 cylinders?

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Could be head gasket or valve stem seals, do a pressure test to determine.

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