While bad valve seals can cause some serious blue smoke, the condition isn't necessarily "life threatening". You may end up with some oil fouling of plugs and "after-run" or "dieseling" if the vehicle is carburated, and there may be some other inconveniences, such as hard starting if you get too much oil in the upper cylinder, but in general it won't cause the engine to suddenly fail.On the other hand, are you certain that it's valve seals or could it be ring problems? In either case, it is an indication of engine wear and for optimum performance, fuel economy and to minimize emissions, it would really be a good idea to take care of the problem.Answeryour engine should be fine for quite a while, but in most States that is '''illegal''' "enviromental laws "and you will get fined.
try changing you oil to 20/50 it may help you cut down the smoke .Answerif you are going to continue to drive your car i would suggest that you DO NOT change oil weight, stick with your manufacturer's recommended weight, most likely 5w30, but you may want to look into using a product like max life or other high mileage oil, this has helped me considerably.
controls vacuum in crankcase to power assist brakes and keep the seals from blowing out of the engine
To much oil in an engine can cause it to flood which will then lead to blowing seals. But it should not effect how the car idles.
switch to HPA, it is much better for the seals
very very big job!!!!! dont recommend for the novice or driveway mechanic. if you blew your apex seals then you more than likely ruined your intermediate housing and more than likely blew out all the other seals. you will need new housings apex seals, corner seals, side seals etc. to many to name. look into a new engine, much easier.
oil seals have gone
Weddell Seal lives for 20 years, compared to an average life expectancy of 40 years for most other seals.
Seals are mostly found in the arctic.
Sounds like your oil drain passages in the motor are blocked up. When the oil is getting pumped up it is unable to drain back down and is blowing out your seals and burning up the oil.
If you mean engine oil then this is because the crank mechanism in the engine need to be lubricated for efficient firing of the piston in the cylinder, there by increasing the speed of the truck and also durability of the engine. == correct answer== if engine is blowing oil,but still running fine, you more than likely have bad valve stem seals this allows oil to run down valves into combustion chamber fix it before you burn out ya valves
You have to determine where the leak is. An inspection of the engine from above and below will give an idea as to where and why you have a leak. The likely culprits are the engine oil seals. Front and rear around the crank-shaft. Is the leakage observed around the gear-box or the front of the engine?? If the problem is either then you need professional help to replace these seals. Check also if the engine sump is damaged, if it is then it has to be replaced.(the sump is the lowest part of the engine and is likely to get damaged if you run into an object on the road)
Adding 5 quarts of oil to an engine and overfilling it can cause the seals to blow out. This can cause engine failure.
Get a manual on your car from DISCOUNTAUTOREPAIRMANUALS.COM. there are many seals and some have to be done with the engine out.
Knocking noise in the engine may be as a result of excessive backlash, misaligned gears and worn timing chain. Blowing of excessive oil pressure could be as a result of stuck regulator.
Transmission seals? front yes, rear no. Engine seals, yes.
i have a 2006 dodge ram 4x4 i keep blowing my rack n pinion ,i haved replaced both power steering pump and rack with new it blows the seals
You do the online school if you are in the Navy SEALS. You most likely are not going to have much time for the school.
To vent pressure in the crankcase. Really its the pcv but they work to gether. Prevents oil blowing out seals.
The effectiveness of automotive leak inhibitors vary dependent to the level of damage/degradation of the engine, transmission, cooling, and steering systems seals and gaskets. Engine oil stop leaks seal to recondition seals. Severely degraded seals and gaskets usually require replacement.
Valve surfaces start to wear as soon as the engine is first started... what happens is a valves will cause a loss of compression, and when one is "burned" you'll have a "dead" cylinder They almost never ALL go bad at once.. If the engine is blowing smoke out the exhaust in the morning, then the valve seals are going bad, and there are additives to help renew the seals... feel free to write with more on how its running.. dave firstname.lastname@example.org
rings or seals
u will blow your engine oil seals, causing an oil leak and damage to the engine.
An OTS engine is an off the shelf engine. The engines come with new rotor housings, rotors, and apex seals.
Blue smoke is from engine oil. If the compression test read good the valve seals may be at fault.
If your engine is blowing blue smoke your engine is burning oil.If the smoke is present on acceleration, the piston rings are bad.If smoke is present on deceleration, then the valve guide seals are bad.
The valve seals most likely.