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.

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

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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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
  • rasmataz
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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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