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Smoking Jug Added new exhaust and Power commander on softail now have grayish smoke coming from back jug near top around cover perhaps?? Any suggestions

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  • richard_l_gr Dec 25, 2008

    Alright thanks hopefully its not that Ill let it warm up some next time I didnt leave it run much since I noticed the smoke. But its only got 30 miles on it now hope I didnt tear it up already.

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Sounds like you have a blown head gasket. Does it go away when the engine warms up? Does it "chirp" when you blip the throttle? The changes you made had nothing to do with this, but when you started the cold engine and twisted the throttle to hear your new power the head gasket went away. Harmless until it gets real bad and does not go away when the engine heats up.

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