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Mitsubishi montero model 1997 mitsubishi montero. check engine warning light goes on even when engine is already running.., it goes off when i step on the gas pedal. smoke emitting from exhaust is white and moist. smell is not so bad. head gasket recently replaced only 11,000 kilometers since replaced. top performance of engine except for the smoke coming from exhaust. what could be the proble? some experts say it could be fuel injectors. some say water settling in the combustion chamber. local mechaninc says it will be gone soon enough because there is no problem with the performance of engine. p;ease help me. thank you.

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  • enriquesote Sep 15, 2008

    hi charles! thanks for the help. however, what must i do next to check whether it is injector problem?

  • enriquesote Sep 19, 2008

    Again, thanks. i will heed your advice. will get back to you as soon as i have results.

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Sounds like injectors

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  • Chuck Snyder Sep 16, 2008

    take the car to a shop . They have the proper tools to check each injector. you can listen to each injector with a screw driver placed on top of each injector to feel if it is working but sometimes they are hard to get at.I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM WITH MY FORD EXPLORER.

  • mikewrodrigu Nov 15, 2011

    same problem. check intake manifold gasket not properly seating .four water jackets are very close to valve ports. mine was warped due to heat.most mechanics overlook.this.take off manifold inspect gastket for signs. check plugs aswell there a good tale tale signs.

  • mikewrodrigu Nov 15, 2011

    remember.alluminum expands and contracts with heat. these cars are very sensetive. intake manifold ,plennum.looses torque easily. treads get weak due to often removal to change spark plugs. cold air enters runs lean causing high engine heat.

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