Blue smoke on deceleration When I first start the engine, I get a lot of blue smoke for the first couple minutes, then it's fine until I put back pressure on the engine - ie when downshifting on a hill so I don't have to ride the brakes - then upshift, it blows blue smoke for 30 seconds or so. The o-rings were replaced about 1000 miles ago. And I could swear there were receipts for the valve guides as well, but don't have my hands on the docs right now. The car has 220k on it.

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29 Jun, 2012

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Blue smoke on decel is due to valve guide wear, you will need the head pulled and the valve guides replaced.
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