Head gasket. Just starting to go and as the motor warms up it expands and seals the gap. Oil is getting into the coolant and since oil floats on water it goes to the overflow. Lack of speed, one or two plugs are fouled or you are loosing enough compression on 1 or 2 cylindars.
Pretty much has to be a blown head gasket.
Radiator coolant (antifreeze) coming out the tail pipe is bad news. Probably a bad head gasket or a cracked head or both. If it's plain water coming out of the tail pipe it is probably just condensation, nothing to worry about.
Most likely you have a blown had gasket.
Runs rough, water coming out of tailpipe if I was a betting man I would bet my last twinki that you have a cracked head or head gasket. water is crossing over into your exaust valves causing the water to come out of your tailpipe and the decreased power in the runs rough is from the compression leak. I am willing to bet that when your engine is running and your radiator is full along with your overflow you have bubbles blowing into your overflow if everything is not full fill it annd check.
Assuming you have not noticed and leaks or puddles near the car the next thing would be to watch for steam coming out of your tailpipe. If there is you probly have a bad head gasket.
Most likely a cracked intake manifold.
I'm not a mechanic / technician but if white smoke is coming out of your tailpipe with the engine warmed up it sounds like you are getting engine coolant into one or more of your engine cylinders . ( bad head gasket / warped cylinder head ) Is the coolant / antifreeze mix also going into your engine oil )
Probably a blown head gasket and/or a cracked head.
White smoke is caused by water and or antifreeze entering the cylinder, and the engine trying to burn it with the fuel. The white smoke is steam. There are special gaskets (head gaskets are the primary gaskets) that keep the antifreeze from entering the cylinder area. The cylinder is where the fuel and air mixture are being compressed and burned. Any amount of antifreeze that enters this area will produce a white steam that will be present at the tailpipe area. If white smoke is present, check to see if the proper amount of antifreeze is inside the radiator and the overflow bottle. Also check to see if antifreeze has contaminated the engine oil. You can look at the engine oil dipstick, or look at the under side of the engine oil filler cap. If the oil is contaminated with antifreeze, it will have the appearance of a chocolate milkshake. Do not start the engine if the oil is contaminated with antifreeze, as serious internal engine damage can result. How did antifreeze get in the oil or cylinder in the first place? The engine probably overheated and a head gasket failed due to excessive heat, thus allowing antifreeze to enter the cylinder (Where it is not meant to be).
Probably has a cracked block, too :(
Antifreeze will burn; however, if it's been diluted with water 50/50 (which is how it's used), the engine will not run very well at all and there will be a lot of white smoke from the tailpipe.
I usually hook up a pressure tester to the radiator for about 20 minutes or so...pull the spark plugs out then crank over the motor. If the head gasket is blown then antifreeze will usually have gotten into the cylinder that has the blown section of the head gasket. When you crank over the engine then antifreeze will squirt out of the cylinder with the antifreeze in it. Also smell the exhaust.. can you smell antifreeze in the exhaust. Is there white smoke coming out of the tailpipe ? That is also a sign of a bad head gasket. Finally. Does the car overheat after a short period of driving ? Yet another sign of a bad head gasket.
A cracked engine block
the engine is burning oil. blue smoke oil white smoke antifreeze black smoke excess fuel
you probably just did not notice but there was always a little water dripping from the pipe condonsation.
Yes. The gasket will still become old and brittle. With the pressure from the cooling system it will still 'blow'. Overheating just makes it happen faster ------------------------- There are other things to check before condemning the head gaskets... Make certain that different types of anti-freeze didnt get mixed together. If you mix Dex-Cool (orange antifreeze) with Green antifreeze then you will get a murky brown mess in your radiator. If your antifreeze is old or you have a very weak antifreeze mixture then there can be rust and corrosion in the radiator. If the transmission oil cooler in the radiator has gone bad it can be leaking into the radiator system. (the car must have an automatic transmission for this to be a possibility.) Bottom line - if the car is not overheating, no steam out of the tailpipe, oil level and oil are normal and the radiator fluid level is staying full and holding pressure....Then it is extremely unlikely that you have a blown head gasket. I would flush the radiator - check the trans fluid level (in case the trans cooler is bad)and keep an eye on things. It doesn't sound to me like you have any big problems goimg on with the head gaskets.. Best of luck.
small amounts of water coming from the muffler is normal but if its antifreeze its not
Coolant in the oil, low compression on the cylinder where the gasket is blown, air bubbles in the radiator, sweet smell at the tailpipe, white smoke at the tailpipe, especially at startup, & loosing coolant with no apparent leak.
Yes. It also depending on what kind of stop leak and how much is used.
Think you may have bad head gasket, seal or cracked head. Water is getting into your engine which usually causes white smoke. Also leaking antifreeze is from these same causes. Hope this helps. Ken
You have a blown head gasket. Open your radiator while the engine is running. You should find exhaust coming from it.
The smell of rotten egg is coming from your catalytic converter that is plugged up White smoke is an indication of water (usually antifreeze) in the exhaust.
You have a blown head gasket. Antifreeze that should be going through a hole in your gasket and then cooling the engine head is going into a cylinder. From there it is going out an exhaust pipe as steam. It is also getting into an oil drain hole and getting into the oil pan. It is inexpensive to get a head gasket fixed compared to the cost of having a blown engine replaced.
Get a longer tailpipe.
If its water and not antifreeze, Then that is called condensation, Its winter time and the exhaust system is cold and when heat flows through it, it starts to sweat.