Q: Significant cloud of blue smoke from exhaust noticed when I had been coasting for a short time then hit the gas.

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My wife has followed me in her car and mentioned that occasionally there was blue smoke coming from my exhaust. She said it was not a constant flow of blue smoke. I have notice in the rear view mirror it seems to be significant when I coast for a while then give it a significant amount of gas. I am putting a quart of oil in probably every couple months or so and I drive about 1,000 miles per month. I wanted to drive the car one more year then trade it at the end of 2017 but I don't want to get into a significant costly repair before I do.

My car has 111000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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