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93 camry overheats, white exhaust, no heat

No sign of water in oil- can actually hear bubbling sound from tailpipe which has mass white smoke output. No heat from heater. Oh yeah, some yahoo put stopleak in radiator. T

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  • felicia kroetsch Jan 14, 2013

    forgot to add that we have changed the thermostat and replaced altenator belt

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You most likely have a blown head gasket on the exhaust side of the gasket where the water goes into the cylinder and not the oil! as far as no heat, have you checked your water level? if the head gasket is blown and the water is going out the exhaust then the water level would be low which would cause the car to not produce heat

Posted on Jan 14, 2013

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SOURCE: 1993 TOYOTA TERCEL 1500cc Valve Seals Replaced now smokes much worse

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.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Camry overheating

Possible stuck thermostat(located front LH side below the alternator), or faulty water pump(inside timing cover)!! The fan has no connectors because its hydraulic driver through the power steering pump(V-6 models only). You may disconnect the switch on the powersteering pump to test the fan.....with the switch unplugged rev the motor to 2200RPM and you should hear the fan increase in speed. If not check the filter (LH side of the radiator) its black with rubber tubing on each side. Check also power steering fluid. Hopefully this helps!!

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: what causes white smoke exhaust system 1998 toyota camry v6

The likely cause is coolant leaking into the cylinders due to a failed head gasket. You should be losing some coolant and need to top it up so check the level. You will also find that coolant is finding its way into the lubrication system and "contaminating" the oil.
Remove the dip stick to check the oil and if you can see a whitish substance in the oil you have coolant in the lubrication system which is is leaking through the failed head gasket.
You may also see traces of oil in the vehicles cooling system so look there also.
The only fix for this problem, once properly diagnosed, is to have the head removed from the engine and a new head gasket fitted. The head would also need to be checked carefully in case of cracking and in any event would most likely need to be machined by a head specialist before being refitted.

The `cause of the failure is unknown but if the vehicle has ever been operated with an overheated engine (due to problems with the cooling system) this is enough to blow the head gasket and to potentially damage the head on the engine.

Not good news I'm afraid so please get it checked out and properly diagnosed with a reputable auto repair business.

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Posted on Dec 15, 2009

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SOURCE: air slowly bubbles from radiator overflow pipe in the resovoir

well if the rad cap is damaged in any way the pressure in the rad drops its like a pressure cooker, if you open it fast it boils up on you,,,big time! so there may just be a small leak there,,its well worth having a good look at this part first pluss any other pipes and joints if all is good it could be the head gasket starting to go this can be tested for with a sniffer test
to find out if there are any hydrocarbons in the water in the rad,, its an easy test,, if there are any the head gasket is going or gone,

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This is a common problem on Camrys. It happens because the valve stem seals are starting to go bad. As the car sits overnight, oil leaks down through the seals into the combustion chamber. The oil in the chamber burns off when you start the car, causing the temporary smoke out the tailpipe.

Two options for repair: Either replace the entire head, or remove the head and replace the valve stem seals. The cost comes out about the same. Depending on who does the work and where you source the parts, it could range from $800-$1,000 on the low end to over $2,000.

Camrys of that model year are also prone to the oil "sludging" problem, which may or may not be related to the valve stem seal problem. Look under the valve cover, If you see heavy deposits of carbon/sludge on the rocker arms, you might think twice before spending a lot of money on this car.

If this solution is helpful, please give feedback. Thank you.

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