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Latley i have noticed my car smoking when i come to a stop or i pull backward. It is coming from liquid. Some of it is on the tranny and some on the block i think. It has an odd smell but i dont know what it is... Maybe coolant. It isn't smoking like crazy, just a little smoke here and there and im pretty sure its clearish.



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Do you happen to bring the car past 3kRPM? Maybe some WOT runs? Can you reproduce the smoking? Have you ever popped the hood to see where it may be coming from?

My first guess, is the intake seals are leaking, because that'* what it looks like. But some more info is needed.
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perhaps you can wash the engine compartment clean, and then figure out where it is coming from?

btw, how is your power steering? that, i believe, is the only clearish fluid in the car, unless you are using straight water in the radiator.
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I am pretty sure its coolant leaking out of the top, you know, on the top of the radiator where the hose *'* into the engine.. It is only smoking at certain times.
THe fluid is not completly clear though. I was just saying it wasn't engine oil. I'm 95% sure its just a bad gasket or cracked radiator hose inlet into the engine.
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I'm going to go with bad throttle body gasket.
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