Hello everyone, I turned my car on this morning and just happened to get out and notice lots of smoking, it was dark so I couldn’t see if it was white smoke. Took a picture of the coolant after warm and the car was just shut off, exactly in the same climate and condition as a picture a month ago. Coolant was a bit lower but not so much to indicate massive loss and still above minimum. Started cold after work, and had the same smoke again. After about 30 seconds it went to normal exhaust. It was definitely billowing out and over itself, differently than normal exhaust. Oil level is good and not milky, coolants okay for now, temps seem fine, no obvious coolant scent, but I took it straight to the dealer and the tech said to watch for a week or so. It’s 8 months old with 11k miles and bone stock. Only happens on cold start. Hard to tell when driving if it’s exhaust smoke or this whiter smoke because it’s cold enough outside to see exhaust gasses. Am I catching early signs of something bad? Once I get on my computer I can upload the cold starts, below are two screenshots. One is two months ago, second is today. Near same ambient conditions outside.
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