What does it mean when my car burning oil and there is no leaks

Asked by Feb 03, 2014 at 07:51 PM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

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Bad valve seals bad piston rings or both

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If you see blue smoke from the tailpipe but only at idle it's valve guide seals. If you see the blue smoke while driving it's the piston rings. HTH. -Jim

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