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1984 chevy s10, fires up, but the white smoke comes out of the tailpipe and then it dies..... was running fine until one morning, now the white smoke and dying EVERY time i fire her up.....

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Do a compression test and see if the oil is milky looking. you cant just codemn a head gasket without testing

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

  • Kehau Feb 22, 2013

    I'll do that compression check first.


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Water entering cylinders.Head gasket blown.

Posted on Jul 04, 2009

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  • Kehau Feb 22, 2013

    would you know why my engine oil would all of a sudden have 2 extra quarts of oil. could it be filling with something else. cause no one put any oil. I just changed the oil last week and I put only 4 quarts.

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    Philip Long Feb 22, 2013

    Sounds like the injectors are over fueling.If you have a patulator filter fitted to your exhaust system common faut

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    Philip Long Feb 22, 2013

    Recomend checking the injectors first.

  • Philip Long
    Philip Long Feb 22, 2013

    If there ok then have the ecu checked.To see if its stuck on regenaration cycle.



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