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1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL Question: The Mercedes-Ben 560 SEL is a 1989 YEAR whight smoke when runing

 

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bryon81, Apopka, FL, February 19, 2011, 05:54
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gas motor when i start it has wight smoke coming out the pipe when its been running for 5-10 min, the smoke not as bad its still there please help if you can i don't know any thing about this car.

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    torque wrench from Stewart's Auto Repair LLC, February 19, 2011, 06:05
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    White Smoke from the exhaust, is a good sign of blown head gaskets. Check the oil dipstick for signs of water in the crankcase ( milky white oil ) and smell of antifreeze in the exhaust, oil in radiator. Any of these are further indicators of head gaskets. You need to do a compression , combustion, or leak down test to verify.

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