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Old 20-Nov-2010, 09:38 PM
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98 civic blowing white smoke...

98 civic blowing loads of heavy white smoke, when i give it gas it gets worse..
car is not overheating, has about 200k...

any ideas?
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Old 20-Nov-2010, 09:51 PM
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blown headgasket.. sounds like your burning coolant man.
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Old 21-Nov-2010, 12:48 AM
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Do a compression test or better yet leak down test and see how results are. Very likely its the head gasket.
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welcome to my world just blew head gasket swapppp time
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how white? possible that it's just the cold making the exhaust more visible then normal? otherwise yeah you're likely looking at a head gasket or time to start building a swap for spring.
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Turbo? N/A?

if your turbo, or running a catch can, make sure your lines arent frozen running from the valve cover.
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