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Infiniti fx35 - did not want to start after being cold (sat for 2 days)...I took several tries before he engine turned over, and when it did, I had to accelerate the gas for it not to cut off...Lots of smoke coming out of the mufflers too!

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  • Karla D Apr 25, 2010

    It's got 220K miles on it (LOTS!) - No engine light is on. It was sitting for 2 days. I just tried to start it again and it started fine, but when I accelerate smoke comes out of the engine

  • Karla D Apr 26, 2010

    Well..I think I agree. I took into the shop this AM. Still waiting for the diagnosis. THanks!

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Well not really enough info to go on....on first guess sounds like a bad head gasket or seal.

How many miles on it? Ever been overheated? Any previous problems? Is the check engine light in when its running?

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

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    Sean Wright Apr 25, 2010

    Wow thats alot on that engine. You are either leaking coolant or oil into the cylnders and its burning (thats the smoke) I would advise against driving it, and get it to a shop ASAP, as driving it will cause further damage that could be way more costly

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