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I have a 1998 Ford Escort that I just got about 3 weeks ago and it smokes from the back every morning when I start it for up to 5 min. I don't know what it is. The check engine light isn't on at all, I just hope it isn't major becuase I don't have the money for ANOTHER new car.

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Its your valves, they do that when the car get older, I don't why, but it happened to me. I paid to have it fixed

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