Valve cover gaskets

Asked by Jun 10, 2017 at 08:09 PM about the 1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can valve cover gaskets cause white smoke to
come from exhaust pipe

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Probably not unless water is leaking into the engine. Most likely a bad head gasket.

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If the smoke is coming off of the pipe or manifold under the hood then yes, but if it is coming out of the tail pipe a head gasket is the likely cause.

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