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Why dose my 1983 chevy 1500 c10 (350) smoke when I start it

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Why dose my 1983 chevy 1500 c10 (350) white smoke when I start it and at itall it dose not and when I step on the gas it smokes agin
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

good evening my name is ***** ***** I will assist

white smoke comes from burning coolant. there is a leak that is getting into the cylinders. it could be from a failed head gasket or a bad intake manifold gasket. the real way to verify it is to do a leak down test on the cylinders. you remove the plugs and insert a tester into the cylinder and air up the cylinder, one at a time, with shop air and check for air bubbles in the radiator.


Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

are you there?? I see you viewed the answer


Expert:  Roy replied 1 year ago.

do you still need help??