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car is smoking from the time it is started,clouds of hot white smoke.idle is high and wont drop,fluctuates from 1 to 2 rpms.i have a 180i Honda ballade

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Amanda J. Pierce, MBA Clinton, I would begin with a compression test across 4 cylinders, which should be around 180Psi. I would also inspect your PVC Valve and Idle Air COntrol Valve.

Lori Johnson, Owner and Instructor at Ladies Start Your Engines Clinton, White smoke after the vehicle is warmed up usually means a bad head gasket. I would get it checked out. Lori Johnson

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