2001 Volkswagen Passat Q&A
2001 Volkswagen Passat Question: WHITE SMOKING ENGINE
My car smokes [white] could it be the turbo charge. - Visitor
More likely a blown head gasket. Have you overheated the engine lately? - Bret Bodas
As Bret said likely to be a blown head gasket. Light colored smoke out the exhaust is normal until the engine warms up, especially noticeable on cold mornings dense air. Blueish/gray smoke is a sign an engine is "burning oil", excessive black smoke would be a sign an engine is running to rich/too much fuel is entering the engine. White steam perhaps noticed with a slightly sweet odor from the exhaust, rough engine running, over heating and or coolant loss would be a sign of a blown or mildly blown head gasket. - patrick mannion
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