Thin white smoke from 98 corolla?

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Old 20 Mar 2014, 04:54 pm   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 98 corolla and today while I was driving, there was extremely thin white smoke coming from















The hood. Nothing you could see without opening the hood, noticed it when I was trying to check something. Then I went and accelerated very fast then there was a alright amount of thin white smoke coming, parked and checked it, basically all went away in 10 seconds but there was still a very faint white smoke. Any ideas? Where I am there's lots of snow,















Also, engine was on the cooler side,















Was not overheating. Any suggestions?
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Old 20 Mar 2014, 05:09 pm   #2 (permalink)
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coolant or oil leaking onto hot exhast components.
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Old 20 Mar 2014, 05:25 pm   #3 (permalink)
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me thinks snow is just getting to hot engine components. likely the exhaust. might check bellie pans/diapers on the under carraige. see ifin they are up and secure. though the bellie pans won't be covering the exhaust itself up. eh...































just fer sh*ts and giggles, might put a piece of cardboard under it when you park it tonight. note spots in the AM, look above for signs of any issues. gonna get a little foolled with the bellie pans. leaks can show up one place, be leaking from another.
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