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Old 05-13-2009, 02:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently purchased a 94 e34 with a blown headgasket. Turns out the head was cracked so i bought another one, plus a head gasket set. Even after replacing it, it still blows white smoke and overheats. Do you think it could be a warped maybe cracked block? Any input is very helpful.
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White smoke means that the cooling fluid somehow gets into the exhaust manifold from the block and out the pipes the steam goes. Take a looksy at the cooling fluid reservoir to see how low it is and if there are traces of oil. Look on the engine sides from above and below, try to determine if it leaks outside. In any event I'm sorry to say it seems like you've got a problem.
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Yes the coolant is low in the radiator after blowing out white smoke. Just so you know the block has over 200000 miles on it, but the head i bought is brand new. We replaced the head gasket, torqued the head to spec, and put in some no smoke and lucas oil. Yet it still smokes. The thing i can really think of is block warpage.
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Yes the coolant is low in the radiator after blowing out white smoke. Just so you know the block has over 200000 miles on it, but the head i bought is brand new. We replaced the head gasket, torqued the head to spec, and put in some no smoke and lucas oil. Yet it still smokes. The thing i can really think of is block warpage.
Without a looksy to the physical is hard to guess exactly what, but the fact that it goes out at the exhaust tells me the cooling fluid reaches the exhaust manifold via the combustion chamber. Did you check the block to make sure it was not leaking from the galleries, before the head was changed? I looks to me the whole engine was shot.
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Ok thanks ill def. Check
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