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I just had waterpump and thermostat changed, spark plugs ext. now smoke from muffler and pressure to radiator what is it? its a 93 nissan maxima

Manifold gasket replaced water pump replaced thermastat replaced now its smoking through the muffler, and theres pressure in the radiator

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Sounds like possible head gasket,napa sells a block tester for about 40 bucks,would tell you for sure.

Posted on Feb 25, 2012

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SOURCE: smoke coming out of muffler

bad head gasket when you stop the car pressure in the cooling chamber escape in the cylinder thrus the bad head gasket when you start before the prestone is burn the engine choke its no cheap to repair to bad good luck to you


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You either have had the wrong valve seals installed, they are physically missing, or the valves are incorrect (too loose in the guides/stem too thin). The rocker arm seals will not contribute to your issue. If it did not have the oil smoke before you took the head off, the issue is with whatever the machine shop did. Valve seals have to fit TIGHT, or oil will go down the valve stem into the intake.
Take the head back to the machine shop & tell them to fix it. For free.

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Get a can of Gunk and clean the engine according to the directions there (please do read them), with attention to the area around where the oil leak is.  Once you get the motor squeaky clean, you will be able to trace back to where the oil is coming from.  It may be running down the underside of a hose so you will need to look carefully.  You can do all this in the driveway.  You will probably have to let the engine get to operating temp before it will start leaking. 

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Almost sound like the problem is a head gasket. Is the oil a milky color? if so that is water in the oil and you have blown a head gasket.

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SOURCE: muffler blowing white smoke

take it back the engine has a blown head gasket or cracked head all cost over 1200 to fix

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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