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1999 Toyota 4Runner Question: White smoke out tail pipe

 

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danidhi, White House, TN, September 19, 2011, 20:28
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Added too much oil, now blowing white smole especially tail pipe...toyoa 4runner..diagnosis?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, September 19, 2011, 21:47
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    Drain out the excess engine oil. Any oil that makes its way in the exhaust may take a while to burn away. White smoke is a blown head gasket what you are seeing is blueish gray smoke from the tailpipe. You are not over heating or loosing coolant are you?

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    danidhi, September 20, 2011, 12:02
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    No, I havn't overheated or lost coolant at all, atleast not before this happened...I will drain oil (as soon as I can locate the oil cap-must be under plate or something)
    Thanks!

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