what to do when car starts smoking

PAlexisp Pagan

Asked by Feb 04, 2016 at 08:41 AM about the 2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What's the best oil for my car and what happens
when the car is smoking from the Muffler

3 Answers

Ken Oliver

if its light blue, you have a cracked head gasget,

Dzemo Kilic

blue smoke--engine burning oil black smoke--engine burning too much fuel thick white smoke--engine burning coolant

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

regardless of what color your smoke is - you potentially have a serious problem. You can be sure that it is cheaper to fix it now rather than wait until the damage becomes catastrophic. Guaranteed - if you wait to fix it - it will fail at the worst time. Such as in the rain, away from home, important event, etc.

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