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Burning oil

If oil gets into the combustion chamber, it will ignite with the fuel and produce a blue smoke. If oil is being burnt, the oil level will be diminished as the engine runs. If the engine continues to run with low oil, it can seize up or overheat.

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Worn Piston Rings

If the piston rings are worn, oil can escape from the crankcase into the combustion chamber.

This article was last edited on June 8th, 2010 at 8:41 AM
Category: Engine