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Sep 14, 10:26pm - #275466 
Exhaust - black smoke

First, I have a stock exhaust on my 2001 Celica GT. Anyways, usually when i take off in first gear and crank it to 6,800 rpm, I notice a considerable amount of black smoke coming out the exhaust. Is this normal? If not, why is black smoke coming out the exhaust?

I change my oil every 2,000 miles confused

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Sep 14, 11:33pm - #275467 
its carbon... all engines have it... its normal... if you go on a long drive... like 4+ hours continuous, then it will get rid of all the carbon build up...

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Sep 14, 11:37pm - #275468 
yea it is normal thumbsup


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Sep 15, 8:20am - #275469 
I've never had this problem before. If it's a considerable amount, then I doubt that it's normal.


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Sep 15, 8:37am - #275470 
Originally Posted by slidr
I've never had this problem before. If it's a considerable amount, then I doubt that it's normal.


I agree if it was an 04' or you just put a new exhaust on then I would say you are fine. You might want to take a trip to your dealer.


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Sep 15, 8:42am - #275471 
Do you burn any noticable amounts of oil?


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Sep 15, 10:16am - #275472 
By considerable I mean "just" noticable. I'm guessing it's normal like you guys said. I don't burn oil, I change it every 2k miles. Anyways, thanks guys thumbsup

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