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Anti freeze leaking into cylinder causing white smoke

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You have a major problem since the coolant being circulated in the engine block is made while the engine block is cast. It can be rectified by re-boring the cylinders but will cost you a packet & therefore not cost effective. If you not in cold climate right now, you can delay by not adding anti freeze, but plain water(hard water) and hope for deposition of minerals on the leak.

Best would be to replace the engine block with a used one from the scrap yard of disposed cars!.................sodeep

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Sounds like a blown head gasket. Check oil for water/anti-freeze contamination. There shoud not be any in the oil.

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Oh dear !

This is a tell tale sign of....leaking head gasket / warped head.

You'll need to get the compression done on the cylinders and/or have the cooling system pressure tested.

Cheers,

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