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White smoke from tailpipe?


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Answered 2009-11-28 01:54:47

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!!

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