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Old 05-14-2007, 09:03 PM   #1
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While I don't have a direct answer to your question, I can tell you this much... smoke (or steam) coming out of the motor at any time in any place is NOT normal... I'd be VERY cautious of this bus...

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...your motor home used to be a school bus!
...Your living room has a steering wheel!
...Your home has brake lights

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Old 05-17-2007, 11:46 PM   #2
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I am fairly certain that is normal behavior. My semi has done that from the day I got it (new). 270,000 miles on it now and no major problems yet!
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Old 05-18-2007, 12:24 PM   #3
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white smoke? As far as I know white never indicates oil smoke, oil would be black / blueish.
White normaly stands for something waterbased, coolant or just moister build up from sitting around.
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