WHY DO I HAVE WHITE SMOKE COMING OUT THE TAILPIPES IN MY WHEN I FIRST START ENGINE?

1999 Cadillac Deville

Tiny

Rockzilla

March, 23, 2012 AT 5:22 AM

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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3 Answers

Tiny

rasmataz

March, 23, 2012 AT 5:26 AM

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

Tiny

Rockzilla

March, 23, 2012 AT 5:41 AM

Yes it disappears but is it the head gasket or something else?

Tiny

rasmataz

March, 23, 2012 AT 7:10 PM

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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