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2009 cadilac cts white smoke coming from exhaust.

A light cloud of white smoke is coming from exhaust. I just had the oil changed 4 days ago and had fuel injection cleaner added to a full tank of unleaded gas.

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It could be doing its job, sounds like what you put in tank is problem. Oil change would not cause that. I would not worry unless it keeps going after fuels runs down.

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The black plastic grille around the fog lamp can be removed without tools. If you look through the slats, you'll see 5 or 6 "clips" that can be GENTLY released with your finger. Once the grille is out (which is about 4 inches high by about 14 inches long), you'll see that the fog lamp assembly can be removed with 3 screws. Simpler than you probably thought!

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SOURCE: white smoke coming from exhaust, smells like gas

Check the fuel pressure regulator. It should have a vacuum line attached to it - disconnect the vacuum line and turn the ignition on - if fuel come out then that's your problem. DON"T do this while the engine is hot or you could start a fire!

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Head gasket leaking.

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SOURCE: 2003 cadillac cts - white smoke after replacing spark plugs

REMOVE VALVE COVER.REPLACE THE 4 ROUND RUBBER SEALS ON THE INSIDE VALVE COVER.

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If the Service Engine Soon Light is on continuously there is a serious problem with one of the systems of your engine. Have it checked as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it could leave you stranded which will be very inconvenient.

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