I have a 1995 opel kadett 1.6i and I noticed it blows out a lot of white smoke out at the exhuast but it doesn't happen everyday and it only last for 5-10mins then it doesn't smoke but when it smokes

Asked by Dec 06, 2013 at 04:06 PM about the 1995 Opel Astra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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check the coolant level...perhaps a defective head gasket...check the torque of the head bolts...see if they are really loose...I suspect that a head gasket has gone off~

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Yup, sounds like a head gasket. When the engine warms up everything expands, the gasket seals back up, and it stops smoking. Until it cools off again. HTH. -Jim

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