What causes the exhaust pipe to smoke?
It depends on what color the smoke is. If it is white smoke that usually mean coolant is in the oil and that can be a result of a blown head gasket. If it is a greyish bluish color then it is oil burning. if it is black then you are burning gas.
I feel these are unrelated but you can investigate a leak in the hoses leading to the heater core as they maybe leaking onto the exhaust pipe, that would produce white smoke, but not from within the tailpipe exhaust. Water and oil leaks will produce white smoke the smell will help you determine which it is.
Is it more harmful to inhale a pipe tobacco rolled cigarette apose to a cigarette tobacco rolled cigarette?
Answer There are several possible answers to what makes a car smoke. If the smoke is blue-black the engine is burning oil. This could be caused by worn rings or valve guides. If the smoke is gray black it is caused by a to rich gas mixture. This could be caused by a malfunctioning choke or injector, oxygen sensor, or other fuel related equipment. If the smoke is gray white it could be a blown…
My Audi A6 Estate is smoking from the exhaust and I noticed this morning oil dripping from the exhaust pipe when you started the car what could this be?
White smoke in the exhaust is water leaking into a piston and turning into steam. You have a leak somewhere in your engine. Your engine may overheat because you are low on coolant. You have run it out through your exhaust pipe. Soon your engine will catch fire and burn up, but you will have saved money by not getting it fixed.