Q: The engine smokes heavily and consumes fuel abnormally.

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The engine stop on the way, and won't start. The mechanic said it was timing problem. He opened the timing. Now the engine starts but with heavy white smoke and consumed fuel by x15

My car has 198000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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