smoke under hood

Asked by Dec 30, 2014 at 06:37 PM about the 2006 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After changing my water pump on start up 2 minutes in there is an excessive amount of
smoke coming from the engine compartment on the water pump side.

3 Answers


Is it leaking? Any unusual noise? May just be grease or coolant burning off the exhaust-block. Let it run for a bit if every thing looks okay and if you know you did the correct job.

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No, coolant is hitting the ground, no unusual noise. Was afraid to run it for a while. I will let it run until it gets to operating temp and hopefully the smoke goes away. Thanks

Good morning. I have a 2003 taurus. Had someone change valve cover gasket, heat oxygen sensor, and spark plugs. Now it drives sluggish, and I'm afraid to drive it. I told the guy about a code from advanced auto parts that said something about a cylinder. But he did nothing about it. HELP!

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