Car is smoking

Asked by Feb 02, 2019 at 07:47 PM about the 2012 Subaru Forester

Question type: General

Change the oil and all lights
came on and us smoking from
exhaust

2 Answers

20,850

Subarus have a reputation for blown head gaskets that allow coolant into the combustion chamber. That will result in a steamy white exhaust that smells like coolant. All this depends on air temperature and humidity but if your car smokes from the exhaust more than others, it's a head gasket failure.

I have an ‘04 Outback. The car began smoking when a boot that’s above the catalytic converter split and leaked grease onto the hot converter. The boot is part of the axel/steering system.

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