What would cause the engine to bog down and intermittent white smoke from a tailpipe?
White smoke from the exhaust is a sign of coolant entering the combustion chamber. Most likely cause is a blown head gasket. Stop driving this vehicle until you have this repaired or you will destroy this engine.
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 )
Why is gas in the oil and tailpipe of a 1994 Thunderbird with excessive blue smoke coming from the tailpipe?
White smoke from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant entering the combustion chamber. This is normally caused by a blown head gasket or a cracked head. Stop driving the car immediately as severe engine damage will occur if you continue to run this engine. I have no idea what you mean by the term "slug".
Does the car vibrating at stop lights have anything to do with the white smoke coming out of tailpipe?
White smoke coming from the exhaust is a symptom of coolant entering the combustion chamber. This will cause the engine to miss and vibrate. More than likely your have a blown head gasket. You must STOP driving this car until this is repaired. Severe engine damage will occur if you continue to run this engine.
Car repair shop told me my car's clutch was gone Would this cause white smoke from tailpipe Also does 1100 sound like a reasonable cost for replacement?
Bad spark plugs and leads can commonly make the engine feel like its 'hesitating' or skipping a beat, often worsening in the higher rev range. However it is not the cause of white smoke. White smoke is typically associated with coolant getting into the combustion chamber. The most common cause of this is a cracked head gasket, which you will need to replace in order to rectify the white smoke.
You will see steam come from the tailpipe in the winter which is caused by the hot exhaust coming from the engine making contact with the cold metal in the exhaust system. This is normal and no cause for alarm. However if the white smoke does not dissipate almost instantly and seems to continue you may have a blown head gasket. If the exhaust smells sweet you almost certainly have a problem and the gasket…
White smoke from a tailpipe is caused then coolant and oil are mixed together. Typically, this is caused by either a cracked block, cracked cylinder head, blown headgasket. Have engine diagnosed at a shop of your choice. It is not a cheap fix but driving like this for long periods of time will cause engine to overheat and cause more problems than you would like.