Q: I have a Lincoln Mkx 07, I have no leaks but the back of my engine seems to be smoking... what can it be?

asked by on January 05, 2018

My car seems to blow smoke in the back of engine not so much smoke but was wondering what it could be?I have no leaks, I changed my oil, i put coolant in radiator everything seems fine. My check engine light isn't on either...

My car has 206228 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

I would recommend double-checking the fact that there are no leaks. Normally when smoke comes from the engine bay it is due to some sort of fluid leaking onto the exhaust while it is hot. Many times since the engine is transversely mounted in the vehicle, the rear valve cover leaking may not be very noticeable. The exhaust manifold for the rear cylinder head is located directly below the rear valve cover and therefore will cause smoke if oil leaks onto it.

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