Coolant Loss, Engine Overheating, White Smoke From Exhaust on Mercury Sable

White smoke coming from the exhaust could indicate that a head gasket has blown or there is a cracked cylinder head. Our technicians tell us that removal and inspection of the cylinder heads will be required to confirm a crack is present.

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Average mileage: 88,750 (50,000–135,000)
Engines affected: 3.0L V6, 3.8L V6
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1999, 2003
11 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1993 Mercury Sable- 3.8L V650,000
The dealer is asking for $2,200 to replace head gasket.
1994 Mercury Sable- 3.8L V681,000
blown head gasket/ replaced head gasket
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