coolant pouring from exhaust why ?

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Asked by Guru9W236G Mar 07, 2021 at 04:43 PM about the 2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Blows white smoke while running and leaks
out muffler steadily, when refilling rad when
vehicle off it pours straight out muffler

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Head gasket issue by leaking coolant into the combustion chamber and into the exhaust. Book Knowledge Source: Amazon Search; Jesus Roberto Auto.

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There is no mixing with oil as well with the vehicle turned off it still pours straight through so I presume it would have to be lower on the engine, manifold?, would it not require some pressure if it was the head gasket, cracked block perhaps

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Head gaskets that are blown don't always put coolant into the oil. Coolant coming out of the exhaust is not good.

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