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From time to time there's white smoke on the exhaust pipe.ive already replaced sparkplugs and oil changed.what maybe the problem?

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Typically, White smoke from the Exhaust Means that the Motor is Burning Oil. Keep an Eye on the Oil level and let me Know.

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Start monitor for coolant and oil lose and report to the engine supplier.
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White smoke usually associated with water or moisture. it doesn't take too much water to produce white smoke. check

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White smoke is caused by coolant or water coming out the tail pipe. There is a chance that the white smoke was caused by water splashing up from a puddle onto the exhaust pipe. Keep an eye on the coolant level in the radiator in any event.

Let us know how it goes or if the problem persists. We're looking forward to how things go for you.

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