WHAT WOULD CAUSE WHITE PUFF OF SMOKE TO COME FROM OUT OF THE HOOD OF A 05 MERCURY COUGAR?

Asked by May 23, 2017 at 03:47 AM about the 1995 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr XR7 Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

COUGAR WAS RUNNING 60 WITH CRUISE
CONTROL SET. WHITE PUFF OF SMOKE
CAME FROM UNDER HOOD, CAR STARTED
TO KNOCK SHUT IT OFF IMMEDIATELY. CAR
WILL START AND RUN FINE WITHOUT
KNOCKING,BUT NOTICED GASKETS
SHOWING AROUND BOTH MANIFOLD
COVERS

4 Answers

2,055

What color was exhaust? If white....then u blew a head gasket. You may have antifreeze mixing with gasoline....providing the white exhaust

27,535

HAVE THE COOLING SYSTEM PRESSURE TESTED FIRST..THEN WE CAN GO FROM THERE....

74,755

Sounds like oil leaking onto the exhaust manifolds. Sounds like the valve cover gaskets need to be replaced. Also check your engine oil level since it has ben leaking, keep the oil level up to where it is suppose to be.

52,715

Engine? V6 or V8?

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