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Old 02-04-2011, 15:53   #1
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Smoke pouring out of the breather GM 4-71

Hi - At operating temp while idling, the engine has white smoke pouring out of the crankcase breather. There is also white smoke and a small amount of oil coming out the exhaust, just enough for a slight sheen on the water. It seems to idle fine, no misfires, etc. Is it the rings?

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