How to Analyze Exhaust Smoke?

Answer Exhaust smoke is a collection of gases that are by-products fuel combustion in the engine of a vehicle. The gases travel through exhaust pipes and usually exit the vehicle through the tailpipe. T... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot Motorcycle Exhaust Smoke?

Smoke coming from a motorcycle exhaust indicates the engine is not running correctly. Typical problems include fuel not being completely burned, too much oil or coolant evaporating. If ignored, suc... Read More »

Why does black smoke come out of an exhaust?

The combustion of fuel in an automobile engine, or any internal-combustion engine, creates exhaust. The exhaust is made up of various chemicals, some of which are harmless, others of which are toxi... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot White Smoke From the Exhaust of an Outboard?

White smoke from the exhaust of any internal combustion engine is cause for concern. In an outboard, though, it may mean something other than a tow to shore and an expensive repair. White smoke may... Read More »

What Causes White Smoke From Exhaust?

When white smoke is spewing from your exhaust, it is usually an indication that something is burning. The typical culprit is a burning fluid from the vehicle, but other causes are possible. A backy... Read More »