Why is my Car Engine Smoking?

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First thing is to look at the color of the smoke. If it is bluish, the car is burning oil. This could be caused by any number of things, like an obstructed hose of PCV valve, or bad piston rings. If the smoke is black, the timing is off and it's burning too rich.
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There are a variety of reasons why your car may be smoking. It may be caused by oil, antifreeze or water in the cylinders or too much fuel in the cylinder that;s not burning off.
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