Since it holds only 5qts this isn't good. Is it leaking or showing
signs of being burnt via the exhaust? Leaking is a common problem with
this engine....case mating problem....but another thing is the seals
getting elderly. How many miles? Has the oil been changed, at least,
according to the maintenance schedule?
If it's being burnt, then it could be a valve-train problem or ring
problem. Do a compression check or, even better, an air-leak test.
Not losing coolant is very good.
Thanks. This started very abruptly, so I don't think it's a ring problem.
It's not leaking where you can see it on the garage floor. The car is
smoking. My friend is in another state so I can't look at it. He said, it
started smoking so he took it to a garage to have it looked at. They changed
the alternator and battery. Don't laugh, it's true. Anyway the smoke
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