why is white smoke coming from my exhaust and I can't keep radiator fluid my 03 nissan altima 2.5s

Asked by Sep 15, 2016 at 07:59 PM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

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White smoke is an indication of coolant burning and getting into the engine cylinders. Sounds like a head gasket leak. Must be related to the radiator leak and running low on coolant and overheating? You can perform a cylinder pressure test on the cylinders to verify if in fact it is the head gasket.

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