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I have a 2013 3.0l d4d. Everytime I put foot down on the

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I have a 2013 3.0l d4d . Everytime I put foot down on the accelerator CEL comes on and blue and a lot of blueish smoke from the exhaust. Took it to my mechanic and advised that we replace the boost solenoid/ actuator. That was done but problem persists. Any ideas???
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: It stays on
JA: What is the model of your '13 Toyota?
Customer: It when you switch engine off for about 3 minutes and restart no light and car runs a fairly smooth but have to.keep car below 2500 rpm
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: It's a hilux
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No I took it to mechanic
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 7 months ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 7 months ago.

bluish smoke indicates excessive oil blowing by the rings , if it were more so on deceleration would be valve seals. There are a couple of things you can try to slow this down. , do an engine oil flush and additive such as LUCAS oil stabilizer.

Expert:  Peter Bagley replied 7 months ago.

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