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steam from exhaust means engine burning water/anti-freeze -more than likely your head gasket went when your vehicle overheats [radiator not cooling] every thing else gets hot and over heats-- your transmission cooling lines are connected to radiator so your transmission will overheat ---also burning water/antifreeze messes up the power that the engine produces very low and or stall condition so vehicle wont want to move --dont drive vehicle in this condition you might get lucky and could by just a gasket change [can also be an intake gasket] but if continue you can seize engine making a repair turn into an engine replacement as well as damanging transmission
remove all parts covering your heads ,,clean your surfaces before putting new head gaskets on as well as the other gaskets that come with this replacement kit ..easy job as long as you label every bolt or nut you take off so you can put back on properly ...take the heads to a machine shop to be cleaned and checked for burnt valves and possible cracks
Check this about Cylinder Head Cover - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION procedure...
1. Remove the air cleaner assembly. 2. Disconnect the PCV hose(s) from the cylinder head cover. 3. Remove the nuts and washers. Lift the cover off the cylinder head. Cover the oil return hole in the head to prevent dirt or objects from falling in. Remove the gasket.
4. Replace the cover gasket if it shows any signs of damage, breaks or cracking. Tighten the nuts evenly, reconnect the PCV hose and install the air cleaner assembly.
usually when a car wont iddle it may have a blown head gasket , remove oil filler cap on rocket or tappet cover check for creamy coloured oil , if so blown head gasket , also when morot is cool remove radiator cap and check fro brownish residue under cap if so blown head gasket .
remove each spark plug if one or more of them is white on tip of plug water is getting into cylinder ..
if none of these some carby's or throttle body's have iddle screww which can be adjusted to speed up iddle , or if throttle body it may have an iddle soleniod which may need to be replaced ,
i hope for you is is just and iddle issue , both the solenion and head gasket arnt cheap to fix.
the soliniod although easier to remove and replace its cost is usually .... expensive on most makes of cars , dont know why just because there greedy dealerships !
hope you need only to adjust carby or check timing is o.k
Is there any water missing from the cooling system?if it does then it means that the head gasket needs replacement.When you stop the car for few hours the water slowly drops in to the engine through the burnt head gasket.When you try to start the car (water can not be compressed)it dont want to turn around.After few circle water goes off on the exhaust valve and the starter motor can speed up and start up the engine.