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

Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: sxyimports125] #275467 Sep 14, 11:33pm Sep 14, 11:33pm
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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...

Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: spaztikid] #275468 Sep 14, 11:37pm Sep 14, 11:37pm
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yea it is normal thumbsup


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Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: sxyimports125] #275469 Sep 15, 8:20am Sep 15, 8:20am
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I've never had this problem before. If it's a considerable amount, then I doubt that it's normal.


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Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: slidr] #275470 Sep 15, 8:37am Sep 15, 8:37am
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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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Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: My Sixth Gear] #275471 Sep 15, 8:42am Sep 15, 8:42am
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Do you burn any noticable amounts of oil?


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Re: Exhaust - black smoke [Re: slidr] #275472 Sep 15, 10:16am Sep 15, 10:16am
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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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