As a rule, white smoke is actually steam that dissipates quickly. That would indicate burning coolant. You should be noticing loss of coolant and overheating if that is the case which could indicate a blown head gasket or cracked head.
Some people mistake a grayish, oily smoke for being white which would be oil consumption for some reason.
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Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 AT 10:03 AM