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Hello, and thank you for allowing me the opportunity to help you. If I am not online when you are, please allow me time to return. Can you tell me if this steam only happens when the engine is hot?
No the steam starts about 5 or 6 min. after engine start and is warming up, but the steam seems to lighten up a bit once the car reaches normal temp.
Can you tell me if you have noticed if the vehicle is losing coolant or oil?
The coolant overflow tank was almost drained but radiator and block still full of coolant i have a valve cover leak on that side but no real noticable oil loosing, oil level is staying pretty steady going by dip stick and looks good, as does the coolant.
An oil leak will definitely cause this if it is leaking onto the exhaust. It can also be a small leak in the head gasket. I would either have a pressure test done or do a dye check to see where the leak is coming from. Do you plan on fixing this yourself?