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Lucida Stutters When Started

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Hi I'm Stephanie, I have a Toyota Lucida when I have started my car it stutters and a big cloud of smoke comes out. Please help

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Hello and welcome in to the TOC, do you mean when you turn it over on the key, or whilst it's running ?

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Hi Paul, Its when I try to start the car, after it runs ok.

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Is it a petrol or diesel ?

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Can I ask what colour is the smoke ?

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Hi its white smoke, been to a Toyota garage today they said it is the head gasket or cylinder which will cost a bit not sure what to do.

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Maybe get them or someone to do a pressure test ?

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Hi thanks they did a pressure test and said it was losing pressure.

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