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My car cuts off and thick white smoke

My car cuts off at stop lights and then makes a clicking noise when I turn the key then starts. Someone looked under the hood while I was trying to start it and said it looked like fluid was coming out of somewhere when I turned the key and there is also thick white smoke coming from the exhaust. What does this mean?

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  • bd1579 Dec 07, 2009

    How much does it cost to replace a head and how do I know the difference between the head being cracked and the head gasket being blown?

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You have a cracked head,or a blown head gasket,due to over heating,or the gasket under the head has rotted out.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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    Ronny Bennett Sr. Dec 07, 2009

    Inspection of the head gasket will determine if it is blown,or not,if it is not,then the head would be cracked,and need replacing.

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