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Blowing white smoke when car is idling. also headlights come on when the car is turned off! Kills the battery, brought it to the dealer, THEY CAN'T FIND THE PROBLEM! THIS CAR IS A HUNK OF ****!

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Mutable problem's First of all the white smoke means you have eather a blown head gasket or a cracked head. These auto's are bad for that . You might can make last a little longer by adding something called liquid glass, to your water,and sometimes Talk to your parts store about it, Just add to water and run engine for about 15 min. then let set for 24 hr's, As for the headlites and battery you have a direct short, and this could cause fire , "do you have full coverage ins?"If it was me i would take to a shop and ask them to dope it up and sell it, or trade it in. Good luck to you .

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Http://www.ehow.com/way_5489023_auto-troubleshooting-white-smoke-tailpipe.html

the head light issue may be something electrical with the sensor. Hope this helps Tim

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

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