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White smoke comes out of tail pipe when started

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SOURCE: White Smoke From Tail Pipe/Exhaust

It often means that you are burning antifreeze. You asked if it needs antifreeze, have you noticed any leaking out of the reservoir tank while you are running it? Sometimes when the head gasket goes it will produce a passage for the antifreeze to pass from the capillaries into the combustion chamber. It is easy to check if you have an air compressor. Remove one of the rear sparkplugs and the radiator cap. Fill the radiator and then push some air into the sparkplug hole (get a good seal in case a valve is open). Repeat with all the cylinders and watch for air bubbles coming up into the radiator. If bubbles come up or fluid is pumped out, the head gasket is blown and must be replaced. It is more likely to happen at the back of the engine because it is farthest away from the fan and therefore gets less cooling. Also check your oil for discoloration. If it is a brownish color it could mean your oil and antifreeze are mixing and has the potential to damage your bearings

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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There is 3 type's of smoke. 1 black is running rich to much gas, 2 blue burning oil, 3 white coolant getting into cylinder due to poss. engine overheated warp head or blown head gasket.If your engine is making a knocking noise at the lower part of your engine,more then likely you will be needing an engine overhaul. If no engine noise have a block test done to see if your car has a blown head gasket, also pin point oil leak and repair. Any repair shop should be able to do this for you.

Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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