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Driveline, Engine & DME Tuning
Talk about driveline improvements, NA tuning and DME tuning your E46 BMW here. This includes diffs, intakes, exhausts, chips, software and OBD tuning.

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Old 02-21-2010, 01:58 PM   #1
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Smoking after stand still

Hi

I have noticed a big problem with my car.

If i go for a drive and get the engine up to correct temp, then stop with the engine still running.
If i wait for a couple of minutes, then drive off, i have a huge amount of white smoke pooring out of the exhaust. This then stops after about 20 seconds.

This only happens if the car stands still for a while.

My oil level keeps dropping and needs regular top ups.

I have done 140k miles.

Does anyone have any ideas ?
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Old 02-21-2010, 02:37 PM   #2
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When my cars have done this in the past it is usually indications of valve guide seal problems.

Cars get old, things get wore out.
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Old 03-03-2010, 03:26 PM   #3
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I am seeing the same thing. I have 113k miles on 2001 330 CI dinan. I am taking it to the dealer tomorrow to get it checked.
Did you find out what the problem was?
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Old 01-19-2014, 11:48 PM   #4
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My gaskit blew. Fixed by the dealer.. sorry for late reply.

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Old 01-20-2014, 02:17 AM   #5
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4 years later reply!!! Lol epic


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Old 01-22-2014, 03:50 AM   #6
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hahaha that's great
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Old 01-26-2014, 01:22 PM   #7
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Mine is doin the same thing have u solve the problem yet.

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Old 01-27-2014, 12:39 AM   #8
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Hey man I clean the vanos connection plug in, and my car is running so much better.

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