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Smoking vehicle - 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor

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  • mikeysurfer2 Dec 28, 2008

    i totally have the exact same problem, mostly blue and white smoke

  • milio7sm Mar 14, 2009

    I noticed the same thing when a car was on my ars. I guned it hard and notice alote of smoke dart out. This was the first time I noticed it but it was white/blue smoke. I don't think its that bad when its that color but yes it shouldn't do that. I'll look into it and post later.

  • Denis Aube May 11, 2010

    White, blue or black smoke? When does the smoke appear? (At startup only, all the time, on acceleration?)

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It may be that my air filter is dirty. I have a K&N air filter and while installing it, I broke the clip that keeps it secured so that make sence. I love these filters and recoment them to anyone. All I have to do now is clean the filter and put it back in. I get back to you with my results.

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What color is the smoke?

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I have a mazda mpv 2006 2.3l turbo from japan.2 months of using the car its smoking and oil level dropping ever day


If the vehicle has a diesel engine and it starts with black smoke that clears you should put some injector cleaner in the fuel tank, a couple of treatments should clean the injectors.
If the smoke is grey/white perhaps you should have the engine checked for issues.
If the vehicle has a petrol engine maybe the valves need some attention.
Ideally you should have the people who supplied you with the vehicle take a look at it . The problem wit himports is that some elements of a vehicle need modification to run correctly, this sounds as though something more serious may be ammiss
The oil level is reducing quickly, that needs investigation.
I would say that the person who supplied you with the vehicle needs to take a very close look at the engine.

GOOD LUCK WITH IT

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White smoke under drivers side of hood and from the exhaust


I am once again no expert on cars and trucks, but that sounds like the vehicle is overheating and the radiator cant dissipate enough heat, which would likely be whats causing the white smoke, you should definately get this checked out by a mechanic ASAP!

although I am no expert on vehicles, this is something I can definately say to get checked out quickly, as in your earliest convienience, because a smoking vehicle is never a good thing, no two ways about that.

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My vehicle gives out black smoke when i take off and press on the speed


Not knowing the vehicle and year etc all I can tell you is that your vehicle is getting too much fuel (too rich). That is what causes black smoke. Blue smoke is oil being burned. Have a mechanic check your engine fueling for being too rich. Some newer vehicles can only use regular fuel, this can be the issue if you're using a higher grade of fuel. Too many things to mention since you haven't supplied any info about your vehicle.

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WHITE SMOKE OUT OF EHAUST


White smoke is caused by engine coolant / antifreeze being processed in the combustion chamber(s) of the engine

Keep in mind that, on a cold day you may see what appears to be white smoke from the exhaust that will disappear after the vehicles engine has warmed up to it's normal operating temp.. This is a normal reaction called condensation... condensation is the result of a small amount of water/dew being drawn into the exhaust usually collecting in the muffler and/or the catalytic converter.

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Smoking realy bad ithink that it is valve seats.do you have to pull the heads


As far as the smoking, first what color is the smoke. If it is whitish then it most likely is oil smoke. If it is blackish it is excessive fuel (rich mixture).
Does it smoke all of the time? If it smokes mostly on accelleration then most likely the rings are bad. This can be checked out by completing a compression test, first dry then wet.
If it smokes mostly on decelleration then it most likely is the valve guides.
A valve seat that has gone bad (burnt) would not cause the vehicle to smoke, it would cause the vehicle to miss.
Yes, you have to remove the heads to service the valves.

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Smoke, smoke, smoke and alternator/fan belt shredded


If 1994 Suzuki equip with air condition then please check the A/C compressor clutch.

The compress clutch can lock up on a defect ai/c pump and cause the belt to smoke.

Please check for a fail a/c pump first and get back to me.

An fair A/C pump can be bypass via an a/c pump bypass pulley (as picture below)

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Color of smoke from exhaust pipe


Hi dluv, the smoke you are seeing is that of burning oil, and is not a good sign.what is the make,model,year and mileage of this vehicle? Also how much oil do you add to this vehicle between oil changes? and how long has it been smoking? The smoke you see is an indication of ring failure.On the pistons in an engine there are a series of "piston rings" the "scraper rings" which remove excess oil from the cylinder walls are failing.Some vehicles will run for quite some time in this condition providing oil level is maintained, however the engine is in need of repair, to determine if the vehicle is worth the repair you should have a compression test and a leak down test performed as well as an oil pressure test. This will help determine the level of repair which can get costly.There are also oil additives that will appear to eliminate or reduce this blue smoke you see but beware as this is a "bandaid fix" and in general the more dishonest people in our world will use these additives in order to sell a vehicle easier as no one wants an oil burning engine for a daily driver.I am available for chat in the evenings if you would like more info of what you can do and how to go about, good luck to you and please let me know how you make out

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HI meekeyez,
'cruiser smelling of exhaust smoke' most cruisers that have age on them will have worn hindges and nolonger seal the rear doors and allow the exhaust smoke at the rear to seap in as the vehicle travels along due to the vortex affect that recoiles behind the vehicle check the rear cargo door seals and replace or adjust if needed as for your smoke problem i need more imfo is it blue smoke or black smoke is your cruiser petrol or desiel powered.
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