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Why Is There Smoke Coming From Under the Hood of My Car

Why Is There Smoke Coming From Under the Hood of My Car

Seeing smoke billowing from under your car's hood can be a distressing sight for any driver. It's a clear sign that something isn't right under there. We're here to help you decipher the potential causes of smoke under your car's hood and give you the knowledge to address the issue promptly and ensure a safer and smoother driving experience. Overheating Engine One of the most common reasons for smoke under the hood is an overheating engine. When the engine temperature rises excessively, it can cause various components, such as hoses, gaskets, or coolant reservoirs, to leak or even burst. This can result in steam and smoke escaping from the affected area. Oil Leaks Oil leaks are another frequent culprit. When oil comes into contact with hot engine parts, it can generate smoke. Leaking oil can be caused by damaged gaskets, seals, or oil pans. It's essential to address oil ... read more

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