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I'll bet that engine has a lot of miles on it. I also would not be surprised to find out that it sometimes went 15,000 miles between oil changes. That might have caused the rings to score the cylinders, which allows blow-by under heavy load. And, it that engine does have a lot of miles on it, the valve stem seals are probably going bad, which means that oil can leak into the cylinders right after the engine is stopped. This oil burns slowly when the engine is started, producing heavy bluish-white smoke for a short time. It might be a good time to consider putting another engine in the vehicle, or jacking up the steering wheel and putting a new car under it. Very true, but the white smoke could also be a head gasket, or transmission related.

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Q: Your 1983 Ford Ranger PU 28L V6 engine burns oil does not leak out also no power going up hills runs fine on flat ground When starting the engine blows white smoke out What could be possible problem?
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