DROVE OK PARKED AN HOUR WENT TO START WHITE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2002 Mitsubishi L200
  • 120,000 miles

Drove ok, parked an hour went to start, white smoke from tail pipe, sounds rough but drives, loss of power tho and loads o white smoke and smell of diesel, ideas? Thank you

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 AT 11:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • fixitmr
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Check your coolant level. Also test spark plugs. Does it smell real gassy odor?

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Thursday, December 13th, 2012 AT 11:37 PM
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  • fixitmr
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Or is that a diesel? You got raw unburnt fuel as white smoke. Does it go away if you run it till warm?

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Thursday, December 13th, 2012 AT 11:49 PM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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It sounds like you are getting coolant into the combustion chamber.

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Friday, December 14th, 2012 AT 2:11 AM

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