What The Smoke Coming From Your Vehicle Means. If you see that there is colored smoke coming from your engine you need to pay attention to your engine. A smoking tailpipe can signify that something’s really wrong with your engine. We’re going to show you some of the clues that the different colored smoke may signify. White vapor: If you see a white vapor coming out of your vehicle on a cold morning. You shouldn’t really pay attention to it. Just let the engine warm up. If it has warmed up and there isn’t an improvement, then that could mean that there’s a cracked cylinder head or a cracked engine block. It may also mean that there is a leaky head gasket that’s allowing coolant get into the engine. Call us for professional help.. Black smoke: If there is black smoke that’s coming out from an older vehicle with a carburetor, then you might need to adjust the fuel/air mixture to a leaner setting. It may mean that the carburetor float could have possibly absorbed gas and it is flooding the engine. You should also have a professional take a look at it as well.. Light or dark blue smoke: This may signify that the vehicle is burning oil and that may mean that the oil is leaking into the combustion chambers. Your engine may need to be rebuilt or replaced or you may need to change your valve stem seals.. Light grey smoke: This may signify that your car is burning automatic transmission fluid. If it smells burned and looks burned, it’s probably a good idea to solve the problem out. Always call the professionals to work on your difficult engine problems, so that you can get the safest and most effective results. If you are looking for small engine repair services in Ottawa, mobile car battery boosting, lawn mower and lawn tractor repairs and tune-ups, or snow blower repairs then give us a call to book your mobile small engine repair today. We fix, repair, and tune-up small engines such as lawn mowers and snow blowers and home generators. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your small engine equipment. Also if you are looking for generator repair services in Ottawa to ensure that you have sufficient power for your home if the power goes out then give us a call to book your mobile power generator repair today. We fix, repair, and tune-up all major brands of home generators to keep your powered up during power outages. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your power generator for your home in Ottawa.