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My 93 maxima got no power an smoke started to come out the tail end.

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I will assume that by smoke you are referring to a white in color cloud emitted from the exhaust,
which is steam as i believe what you have is a blown head gasket.
check your radiator level .
pull your oil dip stick is it white and pastie ,water in the oil??

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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The best test is a compression test.
Blue smoke means it's burning oil, due to worn out piston rings.
White smoke means it's mixing antifreeze and oil due to a bad head gasket or cracked head or block.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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