White smoke

Tiny
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  • 2002 FORD MONDEO
  • 10,700 MILES

Hi I have a 02 ford mondeo tddi and today there is a lot of white smoke coming from the exhuast and I have no power the car has done 107,000 miles but I dont know when the last service was as it was a private sale is this gonna cost me a lot of money to fix also I can smell burning

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 2:28 PM

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Tiny
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White is burning coolant. Have it checked for a blown head gasket.

Roy

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 2:37 PM
Tiny
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Silly question but how do you check blown head gasket if you mean is there oil around the head then I cant see any visible oil as engine is quite clean

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 2:47 PM
Tiny
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No, internal. You need someone to do a leak down test to confirm the failure.

Roy

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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 AT 2:58 PM

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