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White "smoke" spewing from my Kia.

White smoke spews from the back end of my Kia. It had very little power, and stalled on me when I was driving. This has not happened to me previously, however the car has had a pretty rough idle this past week.

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My 95 kia starts but has no power won't go anywhere

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Blown head gasket for sure, check your radiator to see how much coolant you're missing to be completely sure. the oil may or may not be milky but that would be a dead giveaway. having the same problems.. i guess theres a reason why this car was 300 dollars.
also, after you replace the head gasket pressure test the cooling system to make sure your radiator, heater core, and water pump are still good. a blown head gasket can overpressurize the cooling system and blow out these components.
I guess this is a pretty common problem for these cars

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Check your oil, you may have a blown head gasket. Check the oil too see if it has antifreeze in it

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Hey my retarded brother over filled my car by 3lt yes I said 3lt anyways I drained out all oil filled it back to prop lev and it is now spewing white smoke out tAilpipe I am pretty sure there

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Car spews a lot of white smoke i assume its steam from coolant or antifreeze from a cracked head gasket,was told it needed spark wires and plugs and brakes,

no you cannot judge on that before checking what the problem is
have you checked what how the is oil level in because when the smoke is white that means it is oil
if it is black that is gaz .accordingly you have an oil leak from valves where the upstroke forces oil into combustion chamber where it is burned and causes white smoking

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