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White smoke Dodge Ram 2500

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I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 V8 4 x 4 this morning I went to fire it up and I have white smoke coming up through my throttle body into my air filter box and I have no idea why please help

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    Hello

    How much smoke was it? Test to remove your oil cap when the engine is on idle (It can register a trouble code) to check if it is coming white smoke there also.

    There is often a hose that is coming from the crankcase cover to the air box. It’s the crankcase ventilation.

    If you have a lot of fuel in the oil from a lot of cold starts, it can come some white smoke from it.

    It could also be due to water in the oil. Check the dipstick to check the colour of the oil. If it’s very light-brown/almost white. There is something that is mixing oil and water, like an EGR cooler/oil cooler or head gasket.

    Ask A Mechanic Admin - May 23, 2018 |Reply

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    It was enuff to fill the air filter box on top of it then I took it off fired it up again it didn’t really want to fire at first then it did and a bunch more white smoke came out. I have checked the oil it still good color it’s not changing to any milky type of colors indicating that there’s any water in it I also already checked for that I have no idea

    Mommurphy - May 24, 2018 |Reply


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