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2001 Ford Taurus- Randomly started smoking from the engine after being off all day & after driving about 2 miles. Very heavily smoking for about 10 full mins after turning it off. I put a cpl qts of oil in it bc i admittedly have been driving it past its due change...that did nothing, bt on the way back from buyin the oil i lost all power steering. PS fluid is fine- as i checked. TOday i put antifreeze in as it was low and let it run for alil bit (bout 3mins) before it started smoking again...the area its smokin frm (looking at it from the front of the engine) is passenger-middle to upper hand side. i looked under the car and a little antifreeze was slowly dripping. Any ideas? id like to see if there's anything i can do myself before takin it to a shop. -Thanks

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SOURCE: smoking from motor near passenger side windshield

UNFORTUNATELY ITS VERY POSSIBLE.BUT GET A FEW ESTIMATES.THAT SOUNDS STEEP.

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Does it make this noise when you turn corners.

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sounds like conveter is starting to plug and is geting hot rain was coling it off after your car is running for 15 min or so slowley put hand by tail pipe and feel vapers coming out of pipe be careful it may be real hot if it is you have a bad conveter vapers should be just worme coming out not hot

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Sounds like you do.

With the engine cold top off the radiator with coolant. Start the engine allow it to warm up. Look for any drips or wet spots from cooling system components. Things like Radiators and water pumps would be fairly common. Pin holes in hoses or leaking gaskets may be a little harder to spot.

The make a tool called a cooling system pressure tester that will pressurize the cooling system to make it easier to spot leaks.

Also most shops will check the cooling system for a moderate fee. Once you know what is leaking you can decide if you want to tackle it yourself or let them handle the repair.

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SOURCE: My 2002 Ford Taurus, just

could be bad water pump,leaking anti freeze,may have blown the head gasket as result overhaeting engine,check oil for milky gray color,or see if coming out exhaust if so blown head gasket,have someone help you check it out

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