Question about Chevrolet Lumina

1 Answer

Changed oil but still blows out white smoke whats the problem and how can it be solved.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

If it is white smoke you better look in radiator and check to see it there is oil in there and if there is you have a warped head major problem or could be gasket leaking.

Posted on Mar 13, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Mitsibushi pajero oil light time


White SWEET smelling smoke, or white OILY smelling smoke? If it's white thick SWEET smelling smoke, you have a blown head gasket - that's the smell of antifreeze burning in the engine, which it should NEVER do. If it's white OILY smelling smoke (smells a lot like diesel), then you're getting too much fuel into the cylinders.

If it's sweet-smelling smoke (antifreeze), pull the oil dipstick & check the oil level. If the oil level is HIGH and the oil looks like a mocha milkshake, that's absolutely conclusive - that's what happens when antifreeze gets into your oil, and it's nasty corrosive to engine parts.

I'm not at all surprised that the oil light is on if it won't start - you won't get much oil pressure until the engine is running.

Nov 05, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

K my 460 runs like **** its missing and number one plug was black...i changed wires- plugs -and cap and now runs worse and blowing white and blue smoke....whats wrong with it?


give me more info about your plug, is it black by oil or black powder from gas ?
in the other hand, smoke white is a motor cold on winter, smoke blue is oil inside motor, smoke black is gas not burned,
so be shure exactly what color is...

Aug 20, 2011 | 1988 Ford F 250

3 Answers

Blowing white smoke out of exhast


This problem is caused by a leaking cylinder head gasket which allows coolant into the engine cylinders where it is being vaporized, then the vaporized coolant comes out as white smoke.

Feb 18, 2011 | 1990 Honda Civic

2 Answers

Older Nissan Altima blowing smoke at high RPMs


White smoke usually indicates a blown head gasket.

Feb 02, 2010 | 1999 Nissan Altima

2 Answers

My Toyota Corolla XL 1996 model is belching heavy white smoke. I have just changed the oil and also the spark plug. What do you think is the problem?


white smoke usually indicates the engine is burning oil or its burning coolant. when the engine is cold remove the radiator cap and start the vehicle, if it immediately begins to blow air and or coolant from the radiator you most likely have a blown head gasket, if not then remove the oil cap and feel for air coming out. if it blows kinda like a hair dryer then you most likely have a piston ring issue and you are burning oil. either way you may be looking at major surgery to repair.

Dec 10, 2009 | 1996 Toyota Corolla

2 Answers

White smoke blowing out of exhaust?


black smoke is fuel white smoke is oil. change your spark plugs to a hotter plug and run with some hpr 50 engine oil or somrthing nice and thick

Oct 11, 2009 | 1996 Ford Thunderbird LX

1 Answer

1993 Nissan Maxima blowing white smoke out the exhaust


Rich fuel=black smoke.
Oil burning=blue smoke
Coolant burning=white smoke

May 31, 2017 | 2003 Nissan Maxima

1 Answer

White Smoke coming out of bonnet & exhaust,stinks of burning oil 1989 dodge dynasty is blowing out white smoke now, and it does smell like burning oil, i owned a 1988 dodge dynasty and it did the same...


Hi,

Sounds typical of head gasket failure.

With this you get oil into cylinders / water into cylinders, burning oil, loosing water - but no leaks. "boiling" of radiator and overflows.

Check your coolant and oil levels - they will be low.

Get a few quotes for a head gasket replacement - and timing belt change, as it has to come off when you do this anyway & no sense putting an old one on - they often snap if retensioned.

If this solves your problem, please take a moment to rate as Fixya! thanks.

Jun 22, 2008 | 1989 Dodge Dynasty

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

62 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7710 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...