overheating and grey smoke out of tail pipe and hard to start all of a sudden. on 2000 Volkswagen Jetta

it is overheating and grey smoke coming out of tail pipe.

by in Buena Park, CA on August 19, 2010
1 answer
ANSWER by , April 11, 2011
Grey smoke/White smoke is often times the head gasket (coolant getting into the cylinders). Blue smoke is oftentimes OIL blowing past the rings and getting burned up.