1997 Nissan Maxima Q&A

1997 Nissan Maxima Question: smoke coming from back of engine

the car drives fine but it smokes at the rear of the motor what could this be -
Answer 1
Sounds like one of your valve cover gaskets are leaking engine oil onto your exhaust and smoking. -
Answer 2
I had a similar problem and found that the power steering return line (low pressure hose) leaked on to the exhaust line. The rear valve cover gasket leak will certainly cause this too. -
Comment 1
Where would this be located hose that is? -
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