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This is why I have a love/HATE relationship with this car :]
 

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i'm going to go ahead and say its second O2 sensor slow to respond caused by the smoke. but maybe you can tell us more. and any reason you are running 2 steps colder plugs as opposed to 1, doesn't seem like your mods would warrant that?
 

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White smoke = burning coolant/water, condensation (normal), or Seafoam. (lol)
when is it smoking?
 

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I'm running the stock plugs I just have those stage 2's for when I finally get my AP, it smokes after i start it up and after I've been driving let's say I pull into a friends driveway.....it will smoke. Check engine light came
on yesterday
 

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Well call me retarted, how do I pull the code? Amsoil
 

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Yah amsoil 5w30.....it's been about 500 miles since my last change
 

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well 5w30 has been known to cause this turbo to smoke especially if you fill it with to much. granted the manual says 6.0quarts you'll really only want to do about 5.5 since all of it doesn't come out. 5w40 is also a better weight oil to go with and has prevented smoking in most cases. don't see any signs that you have a oil catch can either.
 

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Will oreily have what I need to pull the code and if they do
is it difficult? Maybe I will switch to 5w40 next change
 

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I agree with Bova, and guess your smoke is a little more blue than you think you're seeing. This car loves to put on a black and blue smoke show.
 

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For real peace of mind take a whiff of it. You'll know if it's oil. Lol!
 

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Man what more do I need to get this car running good
 

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So this could just be a stock turbo problem???.... As for the CEL have to wait til we see what that is you might have 2 problems..
 

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someone break it down for me.....

-best possible scenario
-least possible scenario

basically how expensive could it be? and how cheap could it be?
 

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I agree with Bova, and guess your smoke is a little more blue than you think you're seeing. This car loves to put on a black and blue smoke show.
i have to agree on several occasions i thought i was seeing white smoke but turned out to be blueish smoke. it's normal for this car i've had smoke come out from time to time and even smoked out a mcdonalds once (i try to stay away from drive throughs now) you can try the ptp pill to try to stop the smoking and def change to 5w40 and let us know
 

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Ptp pill?
 

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Started the car up today....no check engine light
 

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if there is no cel now then its most likely o2 sensor slow to respond from the smoke. i say switch to 5w40 oil, rotella t-syn is great stuff, and then when you get your AP bump up your idle to about 900-950 rpms, and i'd also suggest an oil catch can. also when you do an oil change only do about 5-5.5qts at first then check to see if you need to add more. this is all if it is oil leaking by the turbo seal, if its something else well then good luck.
 
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