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Evinrude etec problems

Engine runs fine but lots of smoke from exhaust

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Take oil,which year and mileage.

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SOURCE: blue smoke out of exhaust, replaced turbo, still

have you driven it at least 100 miles since repair?, the oil residue builds up inside the exhaust and burns off very slowly from the previous failed turbo seal.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: exhaust blowing white grey smoke lots of it and

The white/grey smoke is steam (water). (from the cooling system)The engine has either blown a head gasket or there is a crack on the engine block.

Stop as soon as safely practical at home or wherever you will work on it.
Before you spend lots of money, try an engine block sealer, less than $15. Bar's Block Seal, for example. Read and follow directions carefully. You may need to apply twice. May also last for a couple of months or several years.

Otherwise, replace head gasket on affected side and/or replace engine (block).

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SOURCE: no power noisy engine smokey exhaust

Clean air filter, fuel filter and turbo filter. Check the inlet and outlet manifolds incl. EGR valve and Turbo gate. If there is particle filter then may be it is clogged. If its a diesel then open the injectors and clean it.

Posted on Oct 18, 2009

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SOURCE: white smoke from exhaust

That is normal, condensation. Check your coolant level and make sure smoke doesnt smell like coolant. If it is coolant then it is a blown headgasket. Have a repair shop do a quick test.

Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: Suzuki Vitara V6, MAF sensor, white smoke.

i have a simialer problem but i was getting neat fuel out the exhaust as well . i removed the engine because id got a replacement then stripped the old one and as i thought it was a valve timing problem.looking at the engine from the front the cams on the left bank had jumped one tooth out of time so fuel was not being burnt and coming straight through the exhaust.strangely it didnt seem to have a big missfire and idling and smoke got worse when warm.

Posted on Jun 06, 2010

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05 Nissan Altima 4.2l replaced valve cover, gasket, and spark plugs looks fine with no leaks and engine runs fine,now I have lots of white smoke at start up which goes away once engine is warm.


White smoke indicates water going through your engine or condensation in your exhaust. If it is a lot of smoke you probably have a small leak in your head gasket that seals back up as the engine warms and the materials expand. It will get worse as time goes on. If it's just a little smoke that doesn't last long it's probably condensation in your exhaust, especially if it's cold outside. Condensation is caused by the air cooling down in your exhaust after you shut down the engine.

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2014 evinrude etec 225 ho. Starts and idles fine but will not accelerate.


Carburetor has clogged filter (dirty) or filter on gas line in tank is clogged which causes insufficient gas flow. Another reason is the carburetor air adjustment out of wack due to someone turning the screw and set it wrong.

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I have a 2013 evinrude etec 25 hp. It has only had less than 2 tanks of fuel ran through it. I took it out today and it would start but wouldn't stay running.


This is a 2 stroke engine - an outboard motor?

Two strokes are quite robust. The usual mistake people make with these engines (think of chainsaws, lawn mowers and hedge strimmers..) is to use car engine oil instead of the correct two stroke oil. Motor oil is completely incorrect and fouls the spark plug.

The other fault is to mix fuel and two stroke oil in the wrong ratio. Most chainsaws etc .. use a mix of 25:1 Too much oil causes oiling and misfiring of the plug. Too little oil causes excessive and fast wear.

Your engine starts up. That tends to suggest that everything is working ok up to a point.

However, look on the following link which deals with an overheating problem for that engine:

http://www.etecownersgroup.com/post/25hp-etec-problem-6107593

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I changed the turbo now white smoke coming out of my exhaust


This seems to be a symptom of a blown head gasket.
White exhaust smoke is an indication of water / coolant in the exhaust. The car running sluggish and using lots of fuel can be caused by compression loss.

Look at the coolant level color and smell (with cold engine - don't open the high pressure reservoir with engine hot as hot coolant may spray you in the face). If you have a blown gasket, the coolant color may become brownish and it may smell bad or the level will get lower even if you have just refilled the cooling system.

What you can also check for is bubbles in the reservoir. With engine cold, remove the reservoir cap. Start the engine. Try to rev the engine (or have someone do it) and observe if there are bubbles in the reservoir tank. If you see lots of bubbles, you have a blown gasket.

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2012 250 etec. Excess oil coming out of the exhaust ports


Run the engine for several minutes at idle. Turn the engine off and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Restart the engine and immediately increase the engine speed while observing the exhaust. If a heavy billow of bluish smoke is exhausted then disappears and the exhaust remains relatively clean, the most likely cause is excessive valve guide wear. In this case, the valve guides or valve guide seals require service. If the above test only produces mild smoke and the smoke remains at the same level during all operating conditions, the piston rings will have to be tested. This is done by performing a compression test on the engine. The first test is referred to as a "dry test" and the second test is referred to as a "wet test". The dry test consists of measuring the engines compression using a compression tester installed in the spark plug hole and the ignition system disabled. The engine is then cranked and the pressure is measured and recorded. A few teaspoons full of oil is then poured into the spark plug hole and the compression is then measured again. If the reading increases more than 15 PSI, the rings are worn and major engine service is probably required.

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Smokes lots


What color is the smoke? White is coolant and bluish is oil being burnt. What color is the plug from the dead cylinder? Tan is good. You might just have a dead plug and/or wire or you might have an engine rebuild.

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Renault megane diesel black smoke


This could be as simple as the EGR (exhaust gas recycling) valve stuck open. This valve is supposed to open at a specific time, recycling the exhaust gasses back through the engine. If they stick open, the engine is not getting the correct air mixture to burn the fuel efficently, causing black smoke and lack of power. Have the garage remove and blank off this valve. If it runs ok, then a new EGR is needed.

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