Why is 1998 Chevy Metro losing oil It smokes only on ignition. I can smell burning oil under the hood. There are 161000 miles on the car. Car runs great.?

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Maybe valve cover gaskets are leaking

Could be burning oil, but catalytic converter burns so hot (normal) that smoke is dissapated prior to being observed at the tailpipe

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that could be a great deal of things man. Check your fuel injectors, check your fuel pump to see if its even getting fuel, check your intake and vaccum lines to your intake, check your rotor and cap plugs and wires, fuel filter, if it all checks out... maybe you should check the brain cause if it...

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How much will it cost to fix the problem yellow goo on your oil cap is it worth getting it fixed if my car is only a few hundred pound?

I think u should get a new one :)

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Car starts but unless reeving the engine a little it will stall I Can put in gear with foot on brake while reeving then let up on brake and it will stay started and run until I go to brake?

Had the same problem with my Lincoln. . . . There is a lever that you can rev the engine up from under the hood, that needs to be adjusted to keep more gas going to the vehicle. This is what I did over a year ago and it's still working fine. The downfall is that since it's giving more gas, it obv...

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