Why do I have white smoke coming out the tailpipes in my 1999 Cadillac Deville when I first start engine?

Tiny
ROCKZILLA
  • 1999 CADILLAC DEVILLE
  • 185,000 MILES

White smoke out the tailpipes when I first start the engine when it's cold. The engine jumps when I take off.

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012 AT 5:22 AM

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Tiny
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White smoke out of the tailpipe is an indication of coolant burning in the cylinders-you sure its not blue mix w/white an dose it disappear when the engine is at operating temperature

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012 AT 5:26 AM
Tiny
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Yes it disappears but is it the head gasket or something else?

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012 AT 5:41 AM
Tiny
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To find out if its the headgasket have it chemically tested could also be the valve seals/guides/stems if its blue in color-

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Friday, March 23rd, 2012 AT 7:10 PM

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