WHAT EXACTLY IS THE WHITE SMOKE COMING OUT THE BACKSIDE OF MY PIPE ON MY CAR SOMETIMES ?

  • Tiny
  • Kmichelle
  • 2008 DODGE AVENGER
  • 64,590 MILES

My cars check engine light is on. It was overheating and I replaced the coolant on it and now it is smoking out the back pipe on my car. Do you have any idea what it could be

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 12:32 AM

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  • Tiny
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White smoke usually indicates a blown head gasket. You may have anti freeze in your oil and or oil in your anti freeze. You can also remove a couple of spark plugs and see if there is water in the cylinders. Also you can try this leak detector and or take to a shop for verfication.

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/accessories/OEM-Block-Tester-Test-Fluid/_/N-25dh?itemIdentifier=391381&_requestid=5469344

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 12:39 AM

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