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i have a 97 corolla and it over heated on me and it started to smoke
while i was driving it. So i pulled over and it completely shut down
on me. So I waited for 10 minutes and it started back up. I had
someone look at my car and they said that I need to replace my
rediator and the smoking should stop but it didn’t. I was driving the
next day and it started to smoking again but not from the radiator but
some where eles. Could there be another reason why my car keep
smoking?

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>i have a 97 corolla and it over heated on me and it started to smoke
> while i was driving it. So i pulled over and it completely shut down
> on me. So I waited for 10 minutes and it started back up. I had
> someone look at my car and they said that I need to replace my
> rediator and the smoking should stop but it didn't. I was driving the
> next day and it started to smoking again but not from the radiator but
> some where eles. Could there be another reason why my car keep
> smoking?
>


Is it smoke or is it steam that leaves a sickly-sweet taste in the back of
your throat? If it is steam, then there is a coolant leak somewhere,
possibly a leaking hose or the head gasket. If it is smoke, then oil may be
leaking on an exhaust part. In either case, have the car checked by a
competent technician to determine the source. The overheating may have
caused damage to the head or head gasket, or it could be something as simple
as a bad radiator cap or loose hose.
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