WHITE SMOKE IS COMING OUT OF TAILPIPE WHILE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2003 Ford Escort
  • 100,000 miles

White smoke is coming out of tailpipe while driving vehicle in accelerated position. When I step on the gas, white smoke comes out, but when I have my foot on the brake, no smoke. So the white smoke only comes out during acceleration of vehicle. I added 2 quarts of oil afterwards because I thought the oil was low. What could be wrong?

Friday, November 16th, 2012 AT 10:17 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jkost
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Could be the head gasket. Take off the oil cap and see if there is a milky substance on the cap or in the filler hole.

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Friday, November 16th, 2012 AT 11:33 PM
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  • mhpautos
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Using coolant?

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Saturday, November 17th, 2012 AT 1:45 AM

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