Mechanics

WHITE SMOKE

1996 Subaru Legacy

Engine Performance problem
1996 Subaru Legacy 4 cyl All Wheel Drive Manual 64000 miles

engine has not been running for one year.
changed oil.
started engine but experiencing white smoke especially on accelaration.
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Mkolwe
February 9, 2009.




If you are certain it is not condensation, white smoke from exhaust indicates a coolant leak into the combustion chambers. Normally caused by a cracked headgasket, allowing coolant to leak into engine and burn out exhaust. Check your coolant level and post results. I will follow up.

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