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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-17-2017, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
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Blown head gasket?

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today mi car start kinda rough and got some white steam/smoke coming from the tailpipe, even after the car was warmed up i still got some steam, did some research and looks like the headgasket might be blown, i took a video.



so?

UPDATE: i checked the radiator and there is full, almost to top, the reservoir is between max and min. marks, also not sure if is important, i am not letting my gas tank go below 3/4 in the last 1 1/2 months, i read i might also have moist in the gas?

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Is it cold out? Sounds dumb but could just be cold out


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i thought that for a while, but its not that cold, i drive the car for like 30 min, stop-n-go mostly, and still there is litte steam/smoke coming out from tailpipe, i will check the coolant levels this week to see if there is some consumption.
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i thought that for a while, but its not that cold, i drive the car for like 30 min, stop-n-go mostly, and still there is litte steam/smoke coming out from tailpipe, i will check the coolant levels this week to see if there is some consumption.


Does it smell? Maybe a clogged cat? Trying to look at the small things before jumping to the head gasket.


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I dont have cat, and cant tell how it smells at all not sure how to describe it

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I think that fine not a blown headgasket, doesn't look abnormal at all. most likely condensation
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I hope so, car idle fine and dont run bad either, but it just keep steaming after a drive it and reach operating temperature

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