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Hi guys need urgent help.. I just got home with my car and as i steeped out my car started bucking and i can see with smoke through the mufflers .. high scenet of gas .. The car worked fine all the time .. also the engine light flashed.. I left it over night and restarted this morning .. No engine light but still bucking and high gas scent what can it be>

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Hi,

This is a common problem with Mazda.Is that the white smoke that you saw?

I am pretty sure that, it could be a case that the headgasket is leaking.White smoke usually refers to coolant. At this point I would get a pressure test done to the cooling system and if it doesn't hold pressure replace the headasket.Also if the exhaust smells sweet or you have to add coolant this pretty much guarantees it as the problem.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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