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Just replace head gasket & timming 2000 mit mirge it smoking now

When running idle about 20min then i drive off out cloud white smoke follow

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If the head gasket was blown before,water will be in the exhaust system,If you had white smoke before ,give it time to burn out. I

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SOURCE: blowing black smoke on acceleration

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Your car should have a High and low speed connector there. That would cause the problem you described, if the PCM sees the temp at about 195 the low speed fan should kick on, if that fan doesn't provide enough airflow it kicks on to high speed to cool quicker. in your case the low speed is non existent and the computer is simply waiting for the temp to raise to the point where it triggers the high speed relay.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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If the smoke is white, or steam it is water. you might have cracked the head or warped it. Did you get it looked at before you put the new gasket on? If the smoke is black then it is oil. Do a compression check and see if you don't have a bad cylinder. They should all be about the same give or take 5 lbs.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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Bradley,
You have stated two problems. Coming to second first. Smell of burning rubber. in the car rubber is only at two places where it can burn, The tyres, unlikely as you have not commented upon your driving habits. Some people like to rev the engine so much before take off that the tyres go burning for the first few hundred meters. And then there is rubber on the wires and cables. You have to check the wires for any heat while the engine is running.
Coming to the first now. White smoke is generally of unburnt fiel and not oil. Oil alwayd give black smoke and that is the indication you get when the exhaust is giving black smoke. That means that the engine is consuming oil. if it is white then that indicates that the engine is cold and burning more gas/diesel. Is your a diesel vehicle?? But as you say it from under the hood. And that too behind the engine block. May be that the gasket is leaking from somewhere. If you could check the engine oil level for a few days early in the morning before starting the engine. If the level drops and the exhaust tail pipe does not blacken your finger when you rub it in it would mean that the oil is being burnt. Now what I suggest is that with the engine running and hand brakes on, go under the car with hood open and try to locate the source of the smoke. I am sure you would be able to locate it.
Then we talk again.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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HAVE YOU NOTICED COOLANT LOSS,RECENTLY?KEEP THE COOLANT LEVELS FULL,CHECK TO SEE FOR ANY LOSS AT ALL! OIL SMOKE IS MORE BLUE THAN WHITE,BUT FUEL CAN HAVE A LIGHT BLUE SMOKE.Antifreez more whitesh with a similar smell of antifreeze.

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