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I have a 1997 Mitsubishi eclipse and we see white smoke coming from the exhaust every gage is fine no check engine lights no codes come up no lights period it smells like oil but no leaks anywhere we can crank the car and go bit only after it sits during the night and crank it in the morning about a half a mile down the road it cuts off everyone we have went to is.puzzled please help

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If this car is turbocharged the turbo seal is likely leaking oil into the engine intake runners. The other cause is worn valve guides and seals on the valve stems for oil control.
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