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What Does The Color of My Exhaust Fumes Signify?

What Does The Color of My Exhaust Fumes Signify?

As responsible vehicle owners, we must consistently inspect our car's systems and fluids to keep our vehicle in good health. A sign as alarming as spewing smoke can be very worrying. However, you can quickly diagnose the condition of your car by paying close attention to the color of the smoke itself and using the rest of your senses.    WHITE SMOKE If your exhaust releases white smoke, it's oftentimes just water vapor. This is especially common on cold mornings or cold days. White gases are produced by condensation and naturally accumulate in the exhaust system. However, in rare cases, whitish-gray smoke may suggest that you have a blown head gasket or coolant entering the combustion chamber. The only way to distinguish the problem is by visiting our expert team at D. Wells Automotive Service for an accurate examination.    BLUE OR GRAY SMOKE There is more than one reason to worry if your exhaust is discharging blue or gray exhaust smoke. These colors ... read more

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