149,000miles basicially the oil was black barley no oil got it changed now milkly susbance in it an sucked it up again. But my engine light is not on an does have white smke out sounds like crap what

Asked by Mar 08, 2015 at 11:39 PM about the 2002 Nissan Altima 2.5 S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought it  but cant take it back

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Get a head gasket test kit. Like this one http://www.amazon.com/UVIEW-560000-Combustion-Leak-Tester/dp/B000NPDL76/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1425872593&sr=8-1&keywords=head+gasket+test+kit This will tell you if you have something to worry about or not.

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Yup, sounds like a classic head gasket failure. Hope that the heads aren't warped or the block is cracked.

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