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messham11
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Registered: 15th Aug 04
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   20th Dec 04 at 22:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Got white smoke coming out of my exhaust (and it fooking stinks), worse on start up but doesnt go away! Had the head done about a month ago and it seems to be running ok so cant understand whats wrong??! got a 1.4 16v only done 58k.

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Red_SXi
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Registered: 23rd Sep 02
Location: Dunstable Drives: 52 Plate BMW 3 M Sport Coupe
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20th Dec 04 at 23:20   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

What does it smell of ?
Do you have any mayonaise under the oil cap?
corsa_jim
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20th Dec 04 at 23:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

white smoke usually is fuel or head gasget (when cars cold take you coolant bottle top off fill it brimming full with water n start the car get sum1 to watch the level if it takes a gulp of water or you get big bubbles comin through im afraid its the head gasget mate )

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Corsa^Dan
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20th Dec 04 at 23:30   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

white can also be normal as its just condensation in the zorst
messham11
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21st Dec 04 at 15:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

No mayonaise type stuff-loadsa oil, loadsa water and had head done about 1 month ago!!!
Resonant Corsa
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when its warm is it over pressurising in the header bottle? are you top and bottom rad hoses hot? fan works?
Davido
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21st Dec 04 at 19:31   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by messham11
No mayonaise type stuff-loadsa oil, loadsa water and had head done about 1 month ago!!!


still cud b head mate did u have it pressure tested and skimmed depends how warped head was they can go again depedndant on how bad it was.
heaters blowing hot still and also whats ur engine temp gauge doing ?
ainsley_brader
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Registered: 24th Mar 02
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21st Dec 04 at 19:36   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

was it skimmed?
messham11
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21st Dec 04 at 22:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Nah dont think it was skimmed. Temperature is fine, takes a while to heat up and never gets high. Checked earlier after about 30mins of driving and most was gone but takes ages to go......could it just be the weather?
GED2.0CORSA
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22nd Dec 04 at 09:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

is ur smoke not just steam created by the heat difference mate ?

 
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