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What would cause smoke to come out the exhaust pipe

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Hi Green,

That depends on what color the smoke is, other symptoms (like loss of power, when and how long it occurs) and any recent events that may have bearing on the problem.

Here are some smoke signals:

  • Black = Unburned fuel (Fuel/Air mix, plugs, weak spark,etc)
  • Blue = Oil burning (Rings, failing gaskets, etc)
  • White = Water (Head gasket, coolant, condensation)
Hope this turn out to be very helpful
Mike

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WHITE SMOKE IS BLOWN HEAD GASKET. BLUE SMOKE ENGINE BURNING OIL.DUE TO WORN PISTON RINGS AND WORN VALVE GUIDES.BLACK SMOKE EXCESSIVE RICH MIXTURE.CLOGGED AIR FILTER. FUEL PUMP PRESSURE TOO HIGH.SEVERE MISFIRE.LOW ENGINE COMPRESSION.

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You can have a blowed head gasket, or a bad set rings. rich fuel mixture. you need to run a few test to find out.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: raw fuel coming out of the exhaust manifold and exhaust pipes

Possible blown head gasket......

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