Gray Or White Smoke, No Pickup?

Sounds like you need car repair because it could be fried piston rings.

The weekend was a bit of a downer. You and the kids had fun brunching with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves, but getting there and back was a bit difficult because your car wasn’t acting quite right. Not only is it spewing white and gray smoke, it’s eating oil like crazy. As for pickup, well, Santa’s reindeer are quicker even when the sleigh is full. Those could be symptoms of many things. One is fried piston rings, those things that control oil pressure and oversee oil consumption.

“Worn or damaged engine rings will usually lead to a myriad of problems, and will require an engine repair,” says carsdirect.com.

The best thing to do is bring your car to Twin Tire and Auto Care where our ASE-certified mechanics can take a look and find out exactly what’s wrong and get you back on the road. Twin Tire has been providing auto care to the greater New Orleans area for more than 41 years. We have three convenient car repair locations in Marrero, Hammond and Harvey to handle cars and light trucks. For heavy trucks and commercial vehicles, try our Harahan location. We provide service and auto repair to all types of vehicles – traditional gas powered, hybrid, diesel and electric.

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