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White smoke coming from exhaust when accelerating

Car is blowing white smoke from exhaust when accelerating

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    When Accelerating truck Hesitates and Belches Smoke form Exhaust

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    WHITE HEAVY SMOKE WHEN ACCELERATING

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This is usually an indication of a bad head gasket.I gasket. The white smoke is the coolant leaking out of the engine and winding up in the oil passages, due to a bad head gasket. To confirm this,
1. check oil. Is level increased, or milky appearance?
2. Is coolant level dropping, but u don't see any signs of leaks?
The above indicates a bad head gasket, causing the white smoke u describe. Let me know how u make out.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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