Who does not panic if the car you are driving suddenly emits smoke? No wind, no storm, just full smoke coming out of the bonnet of the car, and the worst part is, it happened in the middle of the busy road.
If the indicator light on the dashboard of the car is red it is obvious that your car engine is overheating. Usually, your car will not overheat out of anywhere, but it usually happens because of something.
THE CAUSE OF CAR PROBLEMS IS OVERHEAT
- The air cooler passage is blocked
- The radiator is leaking or clogged
- There is no water in the radiator
- The water pump is leaking and not working
- The system temperature switch is faulty
- Drive belt damaged or loose
WHAT TO DO IF THE CAR IS SMOKING?
If your car suddenly smokes. Don’t ever panic, instead what you need to do is wait until the car cools down first. Don’t dare to try open the radiator as it is very hot and could injure you.
Just wait until the white smoke from the vehicle disappears. Don’t make it worse by splashing water on the radiator, it doesn’t help an overheated car at all.
So much for the above for some causes and safety measures that you need to pay attention to if you experience a sudden smoke coming out of your car. Just wait until the car cools down and then do what it should.