GOT A LOT OF WHITE SMOKE FROM TAIL PIPE

  • Tiny
  • kwiksports
  • 2005 Renault
  • 195,000 miles

Renult laguna 1.9tdi giving a lot of white smoke and now has no power it starts and runs still with a lot of white smoke but uses a lot of oil but no power at all

Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:17 AM

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  • Tiny
  • jjimenez8891
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Sounds like you have water in cylinders

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:32 AM
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  • mhpautos
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Are you using coolant? I think that you better go get the car checked for a head gasket problem.

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:33 AM
  • Tiny
  • jjimenez8891
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Possible head gasket issue or cracked head even. Did this vehicle overheat?

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:33 AM
  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
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Also with diesels, if you have a low compression this will cause excessive white smoke, check valve clearances as well.

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Monday, November 14th, 2011 AT 8:35 AM

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