1994 Mercury Grand Marquis Q&A

1994 Mercury Grand Marquis Question: smokeing white

once in a while my car smokes white when i sit at a signal and then take off what could be the problem and how much to fix -
Answer 1
what is wrong with my car and how do i have it fixed and where -
Answer 2
I'm not entirely certain, as I would have to see the smoke...but whitish/bluish smoke that goes away after initial acceleration sounds like internal oil consumption - oil getting past the rings and burning. Not at all uncommon with that 4.6L V8, especially if the oil has not been changed at 3,000 - 5,000 mile intervals for the life of the car. If this is the cause: fixing it is pretty much more costly than it's worth - engine overhaul; replacement of the engine. I would continue to drive it and monitor oil level. -
Comment 1
If it's truly white smoke, that's steam. Water getting into your combustion chamber is usually a bad head gasket -
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