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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-21-2002, 05:58 AM
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Re: White smoke comming off the pcv ???

White smoke usually means that water is getting into the combustion chamber - usually from a bad head gasket, sometimes from a cracked head.

There is an electronic analyzer that can detect the presence of exhaust gasses in the radiator. See if you can find one and do the test.

Other ways to detect a combustion chamber leak are by the presence of bubbles coming up in the radiator, and sometimes oil will show up in there as well.
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