2000 chevy malibu have steam from the pipes what to do

Asked by Dec 18, 2013 at 09:32 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Malibu Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 chevy malibu have steam from the pipes what to do

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Pretty much normal in colder climates when engine is just started. But if it is excessive and you have plumes of smoke behind you, then your burning coolant/water in your combustion chamber, aka headgasket issue. Perform a cylinder compression and or leak down test to determine if that is true.

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