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93 VW Passat TD smoking

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Hi All,

I just bought a 93 VW Passat 1.9TD 5speed. It has about 120,000 miles.
It starts quickly, there is all kinds of power, but If you snap the throttle it blows a lot of blue smoke for a few seconds. There is no smoke at idle. Under load at 3,000 rpm on the highway there is no smoke. I have changed the oil and filter. Also a new air filter was installed. Does anyone have any ideas? Turbo going south? Bad oil control rings?. It also has an EGR valve connected to the turbo housing. I have never seen a setup like this before.

I am hoping that I don't have to tear the engine down.

Thanks in adavance.

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Even though it is blue, take a wiff, it may be fuel smoke. You need to find this out. Have an assistant snap the pedal while you smell the exhaust.
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