Smoking pouring antifreeze

Melissa Beauregard

Asked by Feb 17, 2016 at 06:02 PM about the 2004 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My for escape has 172,000 miles I just bought it.
It's smoking and pouring out anti freeze what is it

5 Answers


Hi Melissa, I am so sorry this happened to you. It could be several things however, past experience would lead me to believe the head gasket has blown or is ruptured. How long has this been happening? Where is the smoke coming out of? The engine compartment, or the tail pipe?

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does it run anymore...if it does place a pressure tester on the cap and pump...leaks will'll have to replace the bad hoses~


had not even thought of a blown head gasket...what other treasures are we lookin' at...crank bearings siezed? timing belt/chain on it's last BALD and you can SEE AIR when you look at them?


If you just bought it someone seen you coming.


no answer=compliance~

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