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Old May 15th 07, 11:01 PM posted to
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Default Smoke after spark plug change

On Apr 18, 6:41 am, "Han08" > wrote:
> Hi,
> First post so if I waffle, bear with me! We have just had our spark plugs
> changed and she drove back fine from the garage but on starting her this
> morning, plumes of smoke bellowed from the exhaust, smelt a little like
> something was burning. We also just changed the oil and filter the day
> before..... have the spark plugs been put in incorrectly, threaded
> perhaps?

I have had this happen after changing the spark plugs. I attributed it
to excessive anti-seize compound I put on the spark plug threads
before insertion. A quick run at high RPMs alleviated the smoke and