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Old 10-26-2013, 06:45 AM
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Iím having white smoke come out of my exhaust. It only seems to happen when Iím stopped at a light or stop sign. No smoke on crank up or driving down the road (at least I donít see it). I think it's the start of a bad head gasket but not 100% sure. Iím gonna pull the heads this week and have them cleaned and milled, figuring it couldnít hurt. Has anyone had this happen before or know what it is? No water is in the oil and exhaust doesnít smell like fuel. It hasnít ran hot either but it is cold outside and I never drive it that far. Work is only 8 miles away. Thanks in advance.
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How cold is the ambient air temperature? It could be just condensation. Or you could be running lean.
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White smoke as I understand it is usually caused by a contaminant entering the combustion chamber. Engine coolant and/or transmission fluid will burn white.

SPW does have a valid point about it just being normal condensation.
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