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Why is There Smoke Coming From Underneath My Car’s Hood?

Why is There Smoke Coming From Underneath My Car’s Hood?

Smoke billowing from underneath your car's hood is a clear indicator that your car is at stake. What could be the cause, to start with? A proper check on your car at our repair shop is an ideal alternative in ascertaining the root cause of the dense smoke. Here are some of the reasons smoke might be coming from underneath your car's hood. Burnt Electrical Wires It's hard not to be hit by the pungent smell that burnt electrical wires and the insulation material give off. It occurs when there's an electrical failure, especially during an electrical short circuit. The wires have a casing of plastic or rubber, which rapidly melts when subjected to heat, thereby producing the odor as well the cloud of smoke. Oil Spillage Oil spilling from your car is a huge loss and an added expense on your budget. Nonetheless, a spill on the engine is catastrophic as it could be a source of fire. The leak of oil is mostly caused by worn-down cylinder walls, leaking valve seals, or worn ... read more