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The smoke was white from tail pipe and it smell like old gas and it wasnt

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White smoke is normally coolant leaking into engine and burning which may have a unusual smell depending on the amount. Check for coolant being lost and bubles in the radiator. If it is coolant, suspect bad head gasket.

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Do a compression test to tell if its a head gasket or not.

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SOURCE: white smoke comes out tail pipe

Its perfectly normal.Hot exhaust gases mixing with cold air and by products of the combustion process create the watery substance that you see spit out .Dual fuel (LPG,Hydrogen etc) vehicles do this a lot more noticably.By products of the combustion process are various but water vapour is one of them.Alot of heat is generated by the exhaust so watching a car driving in very cold conditions you can see this effect more clearly

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SOURCE: White smoke comming from the tail pipe suddenly with a strange sm

if the white smoke is in the morning,only then it is valve seals and if it is through out the day as your driving the vehicle then the engine need over houling,(rings metal and main bearing in the engine need to be relace,including valve seal , top gasket,botom gasket and oil seal for proper perfomance.

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SOURCE: white smoke coming from the tail pipe

cylinder head valve seals needs to change.

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SOURCE: car runs ruff. Smoke and gas smell out of tailpipe.

chk the trans vacuum modulator. If oil is present in vacuum linem the modulator is defective. Easy inexpensive fix.

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SOURCE: white smoke and hissing sound from underneath hood with sudden elevated temp is what

You have a hole in the radiator or one of the hoses

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94 lexus es 300 leaking gas and white smoke from exhaust tail pipe and when I turn off the car it starts to pour out of the same spot


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Limited. Why would it be smoking after replacing one plug?


what smokes. we are blind here.
you must stay.

1: end of tail pipe smokes
2: or, with hood up the exhaust manifold smokes due to oil we dropped there. (common on much service)
and what color is it.?
from where.?
tail pipe can do 3 colors
white goes away fast ,called steam.
white stays way too long called burned oil smoke,
and black (unburned fuel) and smells like gas..

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Tom it was out of tail pipe white smoke it smelled like old gas but it wasnt old its a 94thunderbird


The fuel mixture or timing may be compromised if the gas was new. Ask TOM?

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No power when I step on the gas and is smoking bad


Smoke from tail pipe or smoke from under hood?
A general rule of thumb if it is coming from tail pipe the color of smoke will tell you a lot.

White and thick means head gasket failure, Blue means oil is being burned.

I would recommend you check the seal of everything and make sure it is cleaned that had to do with vacuum or fuel distribution. EGR valve (gasket fails sometimes) IAC valve, MAP and MAF sensors, Fuel injectors, FPR (this will need replaced if leaking),

Also check you coolant and oil look for signs of either one mixing with one another, smell you coolant and make sure it don't smell like gas either, look around where the head meets the block and make sure you don't have any coolant leaking there. The smoke if from the tail pipe makes me think head gasket and these are simple checks. They are not 100% diagnosis but can lead you to the problem.

Also one obvious thing would be make sure no one put anything in your gas tank.

I would most likely look at the injectors first then the head gasket next.

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White smoke coming from tail pipe and oil smells like gas


HI. These indicators are strong beacons that point to your head gaskets. They have ruptured or shrunk, due to old age. The necessary actions are to have the head gaskets replaced, asap. This extensive procedure will correct the issue.
Essentially, the ruptured gaskets are allowing the oil gas mixture, which is occurring inside the cylinder chambers. The white smoke is the coolant that is also exposed to the chamber, as well. This will cause compression issues as well. Have this serious issue repaired, asap.

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your tail pipe is always going to smell like gas the white smoke is oil being burned from worn out valve guides or rings.

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Constant smoke from tail pipe.


If its smoking that bad you should be able to tell if its oil or antifreeze by the smell, stand behind the car as its running, if its white and you smell a sweet smell its antifreeze if its blue and smells like a oil refinery its oil.

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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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I would check the exhaust pipe a little closewr. White smoke can also mean a blown head gasket. Check the tail pipe to see if moisture is present. Also check coolant level. A blown head gasket can also cause related problems.

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