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WHITE SMOKE OUT TAILPIPES & OCCASIONAL STALL BUT FIRES RIGHT BACK UP

1993 Chevrolet Silverado • 221,500 miles

My k1500 has white smoke coming out the tailpipes when I start it. It eases up when driving but still smokes. It has a horrible smell and has smoked everytime I drive it. Engine sounds strong and starts every time but occasionally it stalls on take off. I just park it and start it right back up and it goes with no problem. Also, once I reach 45 it starts to make a sound like a motorcycle is behind me or an airplane and it rides a little rough so I slow down and the noise stops. My check engine light is on but I havent had it tested yet.
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A18lewis
May 1, 2012.



We will need the codes first, does the exhaust smell of rotten eggs?


Mhpautos
May 1, 2012.
No, its not a rotten egg smell. Its more of a fume smell. Like gas or something. Also, when I put it in reverse it makes he yransition harder than what it should. I can feel it shifting into reverse and I feel like when I speed up its slightly hesitant.


Tiny
A18lewis
May 1, 2012.
Are there any spots on the ground

Roy
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Yes, my neighbor said its from my four wheel drive housing? My radiator fluid is kind of clumPy/milky


Tiny
A18lewis
May 2, 2012.
Milky is not good. You need a leak down test to verify that you dont have a blown head gasket. A shop can do this for you. At least you will know for sure if you have major engine damage.

Roy



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