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1999 chevy metro,4 cy 1.3 eng. car smokes when first starting in the morning,or when ever the engine is cold,the smoke lasts about 3 to 7 seconds then dissappear, has 110000 miles.white smoke.

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SOURCE: 97 Nisson pickup smoking white smoke (a lot)

this indicates that you have a blown head gasket. you may not have water in the oil pan but it's because the water is not leaking into your oil galleys,but instead leaking into the cylinders and being burned hence the white smoke.. there is a big myth that you will get water in the oil with a blown head gasket . there might be trace amounts but the only time you get water in the oil is if the heads crack or the block cracks othere wise most times it's just getting burnt in the cylinders,hence the great amount of white smoke. please rate this thanks.

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SOURCE: my truck blows white smoke

white smoke is is antifreeze problem cracked head.. head gasket.. intake gasket .. pull yout spark plugs check color of plugs if one looks real clean compared to the rest that will give a point where the problem is

Posted on Dec 07, 2008

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SOURCE: white smoke from the exhaust when I start the car

Hi!

What type of smoke can you see---

white smoke-
If you see a wispy, lingering white smoke that has a bittersweet smell, this is an indication that your car's engine coolant is leaking into the combustion chambers. This may be due to a leaky head gasket, or in a worst case scenario, a cracked cylinder head.

Make sure to take your car to the shop right away to get it fixed.
Thick white smoke---
If your vehicle is belching white smoke upon start-up, it is a sign that transmission fluid is entering the combustion chambers, possibly though a vacuum tube that connects the engine to the transmission.
This type of smoke can be confused with the normal puff of steam during start-up. If you are not sure, have your car inspected at the shop.

Blue/White Smoke--
A blue/white smoke is an indication that oil is being sucked into the combustion chambers through the valve guides. A quick fix for this problem is by replacing the valve seals. Valve seals are small, umbrella shaped pieces of rubber.

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Rylee.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Engine Smoke

blue smoke is a sign that its burning a little oil!usuallyits oil seeping thru oil guide seals

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

jagjeffery
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SOURCE: Exhaust smoke - 1994 XJ6 4.0

you have bad valve seals again and it is possible that the valve guides are bad ( to much play ) i worked for Jaguar 13 years and i have done 100's of these and very few needed guides it sound like the seals where not done correctly at the last repair.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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