Engine smokes since the timing belt was changed

Tiny
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  • 1997 MAZDA 626

Engine smokes since the timing belt was changed. Water still drips out from exhaust though. What could possibly be the cause of the problem?

Sunday, January 13th, 2013 AT 6:40 AM

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Tiny
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Sounds like a blown head gasket from overheating. The smoke may be coolant buring in the motor. Have a leak down test performed to confirm.

Roy

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Sunday, January 13th, 2013 AT 1:48 PM

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