CAR BLOWING WHITE SMOKE OUT THE INTAKE, AND WONT START IDEAS REPAIRS?

  • Tiny
  • mikeymike101
  • 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • 250,000 miles

My 1996 grand cherokee laredo straight 6 4l was running at one point. My sister borrowed it ran it hot and left it on the side the road for a long while. Recently went and got it. When I try to crank it the starter turns but the engine wont catch and start. Everyonce in a while the engine will blow a white smoke out the top of the engine. Me not being mechanically inclined what would be causing this and what can I do to fix?
around 250000 miles

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Sunday, February 19th, 2012 AT 6:11 PM

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  • DrCranknWrench
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Here is a diagnostic walk trhough explaining the situation in depth and should answer all your questions.

Follow this link:

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/white-smoke-or-steam-coming-from-the-exhaust-pipe

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Sunday, February 19th, 2012 AT 6:19 PM

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