white smoke

Asked by Dec 22, 2015 at 09:21 PM about the 1995 GMC Safari 3 Dr SLX AWD Passenger Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

White smoke and water are coming out of
the exhaust and check engine light is on
what could the problem be

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If it looks like this, unfortunately, you probably have a blown head gasket. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g66Jw4Vt-fw

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If you live in a winter state that has cold weather, your exhaust will look like white smoke this time of year. The water you see dripping is normal. If you live in a warm climate state, you may have a bad head gasket. You should get your error codes read. Try Autozone. Some auto stores will do it for free. Hopefully your error code will be something simple like a bad O2 sensor. If you bring it to a garage, don't make the huge mistake of offering up any information on any problems. If you say you think the head gasket is bad, they may take advantage and just tell you it's bad. Let them scan the codes and see what they have to say.

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The smoke isn't that bad it's idles a little rough but it drives fine I live in nj and it's 60 out right now so I don't belive it's that cold out I will take it to advance auto tho thanks

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