There are two kinds of 'white-smoke'. If it dissipates quickly into the air, its just steam (water) no big deal if it goes away in a bit.
The second is the kind that hangs in the air and leaves a cloud behind the car. That's OIL. That's expensive!!
oil getting by the rings causes white smoke and oil dripping out of the tailpipe.
white smoke coming from my tailpipe of my Honda civix lx 1997?
white smoke=water. probably the intake or intake manifold.
they have elected a pope? in cold weather it is normal to see white smoke coming out of your tailpipe. the one you have to worry about is the black or the blue smoke
because it can
Usually the engine is burning coolant.
White smoke is a symptom of a blown head gasket.
Typical of a Bad Head Gasket
If you are getting white or grey smoke out of the tailpipe , especially when the engine is warmed up , you have coolant getting into an engine cylinder from a bad head gasket or warped or cracked cylinder head
Head gasket or cracked head
the engine is burning oil. blue smoke oil white smoke antifreeze black smoke excess fuel
Most common cause is a head gasket leak. This allows coolant to get into the combustion chamber resulting in the cloud of white smoke out the tailpipe.
No. A bad head gasket would cause water to come out the tailpipe. You will see white smoke. Leaky rings would cause oil to come out the tailpipe. You will see blue smoke.
Steam (White Smoke) coming from the tailpipe is the #1 indicator.
probably a blown head gasket
Could be getting into engine. Check tailpipe emissions for white smoke.
It depends from where it emitting it. White smoke could be steam if from the front - check radiator White smoke from underneath could be transmission fluid White somke from tailpipe could mean burning oil.
bad head gasket
cracked heads, water and oil are mixing
Try changing the spark plugs
No, the engine exhaust is what comes out of the tailpipe.
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.