I have a 2002 honda accord that i just bought. It blows white smoke out of the exhaust and it has a smell like burning oil or fuel. What could it be?


Asked by Mar 18, 2015 at 05:48 PM about the 2002 Honda Accord

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Tom Demyan

White smoke is usually coolant. Have your local garage perform a leak down cylinder test and or pressure test to determine if your head gasket has indeed failed. If that is the case, the top half of the engine needs to be remove, maybe have some machine work on the heads to replace the gasket.

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There's also a rattling noise coming from under the hood. Could it be from that too?

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