what is the problem when white smoke comes from exhaust

Alex Aladeen

Asked by Jan 09, 2016 at 06:40 PM about the Daewoo Damas

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

white smoke comes from exhaust when the engine is runing .
the car tachometer showed 230000km.
made in 2006

5 Answers


You would have a blown head gasket. You should be able to smell a anti-freeze smell out the exhaust.

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Rowefast is right, but if the smoke has a blue tint that's oil, but same bottom line. Maybe piston ring(s).... serious either way

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Alex Aladeen

Thanks alot gay.. Your answers were helpfully

Bob Beaman

Check the coolant level, if engine coolant (antifreeze) is disappearing and you have white smoke, there is a chance that the head gasket is bad or the cylinder head is cracked. Rowefast is correct...

Alex Aladeen

Thanks to all of you The problem was a piston ring. Problem solved.

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