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Smoke coming from exhaust pipe

Was driving for about 1/4 of a mile, then smoke started to roll out of the exhaust pipe, nothing from underneath the hood. Got to a place where I could pull over turned off the car got out checked to see if there was oke or steam coming from under the hood, there was nothing so I opened the hood the engine was fine not hot, the oil looked normal not milky like it would if the head gasget would have blown. It did not give me any warning with the thermostate, the temp gage didn't move. I am extremly confused! PLEASE HELP ME

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It sounds like you have an oil leak. The head gasget may not be blown, but if there is a leak in the oil system the exaust will be smokey from burning the oil. Keep an eye on the oil level and it appears to be lower than normal, then thats probably the problem.

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