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98 s10 2.2liter backfired

It backfired I shut it off. Later I went 20 yards and noticed white smoke coming from the exhaust I parked it. Noticed the oil was dis-colored. Is the problem my intake gasket or my manifold gasket/

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    I have the same truck and engine and this problem occured after overheating. It was a warped head, but it could just be the head gasket. Easiest way to tell is to pull the valve cover and check for a milky sludge.

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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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  • victoria vanpelt Nov 15, 2011

    Been down that road, yes blown head gasket,about $2000 fix now

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