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1- The exhaust blows occasional white smoke. Usually in older cars with high miles.

2- Your oil level is about a quart low in less than about 1000 miles after a fresh oil change.

3- Spark plugs get fouled right away. Car will run poorly and get bad mileage. Have to pull the plugs for that one.

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