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Old 06-15-2008, 02:31 AM
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White Smoke.

what does white smoke mean.

it seems to me my car smokes only when i start it up in morning and its alot of smoke haha but then during the day it runs fine. how can i clean that up a bit.
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Old 06-15-2008, 09:25 AM
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burning coolant


is it coming out the exhaust??
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Old 06-15-2008, 11:41 PM
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well if it only does it when you start up in the morning i would say its your valve seals...try using a thicker oil
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Old 06-18-2008, 06:18 AM
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yea i mean it only happens when i do morning start but runs fine...
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Old 06-18-2008, 01:19 PM
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Change your oil and inspect your oil...it should be ONLY oil that drains out...if you see a mixture of coolant & oil, that's no good :sad:

and yes, do an oil change to see if it happens afterwards...

also, is it coming from your exhaust? im assuming so b/c when you start the car in the morning, if there was a coolant leak it would take time for it to burn off as the engine becomes hotter...
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well i had the same issue with my 3rd gen it would have one puff of smokie in the morning when i started it and thats it was more during the winter when the nights were colder
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I'd change oil. Does it smoke like that when you floor it? Had same problem with my CRX and Gen 4 lude.
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yea its just smokes from the exhaust like at first if the car has been sitting there but after the car is ran starts up pretty fine
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Are you sure it's smoke and not just steam? Cuz cars usually do blow a little steam on cool mornings.
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yea im pretty sure its smoke now...
just a just like alot at once comes out as if theres build up in the down pipe? so i still havent solved the problem
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