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I have 2009 murano with 179000 miles. Recently it has started smoking badly on startup. This has subsided to light smoke, and there are times when I start up with no smoke. While driving it will occassionally smoke as I start to accelerate. Do you think it the rings or is changing valve covers an option?
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Can someone tell me what this part is?
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No idea, unfortunately.

When it smokes at startup, what color is the smoke?

Blue = oil
Black = gas
White = water

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Can someone tell me what this part is?
From where did you remove the part?
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Help with part

It was removed from intake manifold one on either side
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It was removed from intake manifold one on either side
O.K. That's a vacuum-controlled actuator that's part of the Variable Induction Air System (VIAS). If you follow the vacuum tubing it'll end up at a solenoid that controls the actuator. The VIAS system is used to change the length of the intake runners based on engine speed for better efficiency.

It's not related to your smoking. Why did you take it out?
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That pattern of smoking points to worn out valve stem seals.

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That pattern of smoking points to worn out valve stem seals.
Perhaps. It would help if the OP answered Pilgrim's question.
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Perhaps. It would help if the OP answered Pilgrim's question.
Thanks. If it's white or grey/black smoke, it's not valve guides.

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