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It appeared that the radiator at the top was loose. I put some brackets into the extra space so the radiator wouldn't move. This morning when I started it, it began to blow white smoke. I removed the brackets and the smoke stopped. Why?

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Dont think the bracket had anything to do with that,try and start with out bracket in am again,the white smoke maybe coolant entering the combustion chamber as it sits, this may be caused by a leaking intake gasket or a bad head gasket, also oil leaking down the valve guide or getting past the rings would cause this but the white smoke would have a tint of blue,good luck,

Posted on May 10, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you for your quick responce. The smoke continued this morning and I had removed the bracket last night. After the car warms up the smoking seems to quit, at least it is't visable. Going to the repair shop this afternoon. Again, thank you so much for being prompt with your answer. Mark"

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