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2006 Honda Accord Coupe EX MT

2006 Honda Accord Coupe
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Midsize
26 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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February 7, 2013, 1:29 pm

B G
 

Question: White smoke

White smoke out of my tailpipe when i accelerate


February 16, 2013, 10:08 am

Ron W
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Sounds like you may have a head gasket or intake manifold gasket leak. Typically the heavy white smoke with a sweet smell indicates coolant in the combustion chamber.

Some white smoke on cold start up is normal from condensation in the exhaust, but if it last more than a minute or two or there is a lot of it, you should have the car checked.

I wouldn't recommend driving it in this condition as you could cause excessive engine or catalytic converter damage.


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