Check engine light on

Asked by Dec 20, 2016 at 06:16 PM about the 2005 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car can not pick up speed and it  jerks and  in  
some time started to smoking  the smoke is white

3 Answers


White smoke is a symptom of a bad head gasket. Check your coolant to see it there is oil in it and check the engine oil for coolant.

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Yes, most likely the head gasket. There is probably a leak in between the cylinders. You are probably in need of coolant and oil.


Well, you KOd the head gasket. Check the oil for coolant, and vice-versa (check the coolant for oil). You also probably went into limp mode.

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