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Car hood was smoking and the heat was not working

White smoke coming from under the hood, and the heat gauge was completely on the hot side. also my heat was not working when it started to do this

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Sounds like ther is coolent leaking and now low ie none in the heater matrix .. check for leaks and the usual probs ie cooling fan working thirmostat and all ok check head gasket if there is white smoke frm exhaust and fer water in the oil this will be a milkey grey/ white colour

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SOURCE: smoke coming out of muffler

bad head gasket when you stop the car pressure in the cooling chamber escape in the cylinder thrus the bad head gasket when you start before the prestone is burn the engine choke its no cheap to repair to bad good luck to you


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Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Nissan Sentra 2000 model. Thick White smoke coming out of exhaust

Is the car runnig little rough on cold start up in themorning for few seconds?? Because I have done quite a few headgaskets on QG18 Sentra aka 1.8 liter nissan sentra. here is the test. Fill up your overflow bottle to the full mark and check the coolant level in about 5 days.(drive it normally as if nothing is going on) If the level is down, your head gasket is gone. How about the check engine light , is it on?? post results.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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SOURCE: white smoke coming from exhaust when accelerating

This is usually an indication of a bad head gasket.I gasket. The white smoke is the coolant leaking out of the engine and winding up in the oil passages, due to a bad head gasket. To confirm this,
1. check oil. Is level increased, or milky appearance?
2. Is coolant level dropping, but u don't see any signs of leaks?
The above indicates a bad head gasket, causing the white smoke u describe. Let me know how u make out.

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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SOURCE: my 98 nissan maxima starts to burn oil and smoke under my hood after being on for 10 minutes...whats the problem, how can i fix it, and how much will it cost?

You must have a leak under your hood. Find the leak and fix it.

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: White smoke coming out of the tail pipe .

White smoke is caused by water and or antifreeze entering the cylinder...If white smoke is present, check to see if the proper amount of antifreeze is inside the radiator and the overflow bottle. Also check to see if antifreeze has contaminated the engine oil. You can look at the engine oil dipstick, or look at the under side of the engine oil filler cap. If the oil is contaminated with antifreeze, it will have the appearance of a chocolate milkshake. Do not start the engine if the oil is contaminated with antifreeze, as serious internal engine damage can result.
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Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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