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THE VAN SMELLS HOT, STEAM OR SMOKE COMES FROM THE GRILL. NO INDICATOR LIGHTS COME ON.

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The radiator is boiling for low coolant level. nothing will come on because there is no coolant left to activate them

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SOURCE: Oil light indicator raises to past the Hot - car has oil

have checked for oil pump failure

Posted on Feb 20, 2010

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SOURCE: VAN NOT SHOWING HOT BUT

you need to locate the source of the leak, Hose? water pump? raidiator?

Posted on Dec 09, 2010

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2003 jeep grande cherokee white smoke from drivers side of hood


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smoke or steam.?
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Smoking where.? tail pipe end.?
over heats, when, moving at 60mph
or only stopped.?
if that smoke is during a hot running motor, and is steam
the head gasket blew (or worse)
oil smoke burnt lingers a long time, steam goes away fast like tea pot.
smoke smells like burned oil, steam smells disgusting sweet due to
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Smells like anti freeze and smokes alot when given gas and also smokes when idleing under the airfilter on the passenger side of an 1990 supra yo


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I have a 2001 Ford Ka, after a brief drive in the rain, when I parked up I noticed what looked like steam/smoke coming from the front centre of the hood. I had a look and it seemed to be coming from the...


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White smoke and smell of eggs


White smoke in the exhaust, more so on a cold start. That's steam. Water is getting into the combustion chamber. Most likely coolant.
Put your hand in the white smoke to capture the odor. (don't burn yourself)
What does your hand smell like? Coolant (anti-freeze & water) smells sweet.
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Maybe a blown head gasket 

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I think it probably is the heater core leaking.As the water eats up to boiling point small cracks will allow steam to escape. Probably smells like coolant.

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