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1997 acura rl 3.5 WHITE SMOKE no over heating no no noise no smell no loss of coolant only white smoke even driving

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SOURCE: i have a 91 acura

that is because it is antifreeze. you have a failed gasket or cracked block and the antifreeze is getting into the combustion chambers and then puffed out the exhaust. this is very bad and needs a fix immediately.

Posted on Dec 08, 2010

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SOURCE: 93 Acura legend antifreeze overflow fills up . replaced radiator, bled system. new fan switch and heat sensor but still overheating. coolant surges with cap off and no heat from heater. runs normal te

the onlie last thing is to replace the thermostat. check the heater core/radiator.

Posted on Apr 21, 2013

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My 1997 acura 3.5rl has been giving out white smoke from exhaust pipe for almost a yr now. when i first reported here someone suggested it could be due to a leaking gasket or broken head gasket or block....


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before you go about replacing or having the head gasket replaced have you been losing coolant. is there any oil in your coolant or coolant in your oil your engine oil will look milky.

as i'm not familiar with an acura is the enginge a v-6 if it is it could also be the intake leaking as most v-6 engines cycle coolant through the intake manifold and can send coolant ito the cylinders if it is leaking.

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