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White Smoke --is coolant from a bad head gasket
Has to come apart,can't use it at all
Check to see if the coolant went down or if there is any left
Posted on May 10, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If the engine is using oil then first remove the dipstick and run the engine, check to see if heavy smoke is coming out of the tube, this would indicate worn piston rings,if it is not so dense, yet you are using oil and it smokes bad from the exhaust, then its likely the valve seals are worn. either way, unless you have mechanical knowledge, tools etc , you need to take it to a mechanic for the engine repairs or live with the oil consumption. There are no quick fixes for engine wear.
Posted on Feb 25, 2010
SOURCE: White smoke
these engines are pron to injector failure !!! white smoke means dumping fuel ! black smoke means lack of air ! blue means burning oil! its not an easy task! by all means not cheap! ull need 7 injectors and one #8 injector call a ford dealer to see the price ! but i would also call an international aka navistar dealer! there sometimes cheaper
Posted on Mar 19, 2010
Hi im shane from s l autos we have a fiat scudo from new v reg 19 td had it from new 100,000 miles now all ways been good but there now there is a eletric propblem start uo fine and then 2 to 5 min just turn off like if u was turning the key off now i have cange ucu and a lot off the other main parts from one off my other scudos but still the same .i thought it was the pump cutting off as the imobolizer is in side now i find the live and put a test light to see if the power is still there when the engine stops ,so now there is just a faint light and its makeing the grow plug relay cick so i thoght i cut the live wire to the pump and put a live feed from batter to pump to see what happens ,,it runs but i get the engine light on dash comeing on and off and all so the grow plugs light ,, Now does that mean it is the pump ???? because if so i got to remove the pump to get the swich out off the pump
many thanks people as i been of the phone to Fiat and i think i have forgot more than they know lol
Posted on Jun 10, 2010
If i remember right the color of the smoke will tell you what it is and i think blue smoke is water getting into the combustion chamber. The car can run like this for a while. Lots of times the car will run like normal besides the smoke. But the passage in the gasket will continue to get bigger and lead to more serious problems.
Posted on Dec 20, 2011
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