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Old 06-05-2007, 01:51 PM
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Default problems with my exhaust

i put a 3 inch custom exhaust with a magnaflo muffler and now my check engine light is on and a lot of white smoke is coming out of the exhaust. can any one give me any helpon how i can get rid of all this smoke
 
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Old 06-05-2007, 01:55 PM
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has any one heard any thing on the speed intake? is it wroth it?
 
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Old 06-05-2007, 03:07 PM
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White smoke usually indicates thatwater (coolant)is entering the combustionchamber and comes out as steam/vapor through the exhaustafter the burn.
I don't see how a new exhaust system could cause that though....?

 
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Old 06-05-2007, 03:22 PM
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I think you have a problem unrelated to your new exhaust. I agree with virgin1...coolant in engine. Change out your engine oil and see how it looks...if it's milky, you've got coolant in your oil.

white smoke - water/coolant
black smoke - fuel (running rich)
blue smoke - oil

Possible blown head gasket.
 

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