what is it if smoke coming exhaust

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Asked by Apr 10, 2013 at 05:27 PM about the 2002 Dodge Intrepid

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Smoke. spectral analysis needed please~

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Oil---blue smoke Black -rich smoke White -normal.....what like your engine has a pack of camels under there?~

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White smoke? Blue smoke? At start up? All the time? Warm outside? Cold outside? --- The Pope has already been chosen so that's not it...

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what is that?

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ok its white smoke all the time sometimes worse than usual

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What kind of smoke. When does it happen?

the only experience I've had with the intrepid is it gets vapor lock at higher elevations, forcing a snack break, if you've brought the snacks~

How's the coolant level? normal?

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White smoke all the time could be a blown head gasket. Check your coolant bottle for level and bubbles. Does the engine over heat?

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put coolant in and now iys starting to overheat just something new everyday

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Loss of coolant, overheating and white smoke are all classic signs of a blown head gasket. You do not want to drive the car until it's fixed. It can be repaired. If you overheat, you may damage the engine beyond repair. --- get a compression test and estimates.

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