Join Date: Jul 2006
Nominated 14 Times in 38 Posts
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 18
Thanked 2,491 Times in 1,865 Posts
Re: Engine runaway but still starts and runs but with white smoke
Just a thought here which you might want to check out - could the head gasket/engine block be cracked?
will sit above coolant, which could explain the elevated level you've noticed.
It's easy enough to check the coolant for the presence of any
Coolant also gives off white smoke.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
Currently in VelSatisfied's garage:
2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater