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Old 09-19-2006, 08:36 PM   #21
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maybe you smelled that burning smell like trippinbilly did, and the smoke you saw was from a car infront of you?
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:21 PM   #22
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Its typical for new electronics of that sort to break in a bit the first time they get hot. Oil and other imperfections and contaminations from the manufacturing process will burn off a bit and then they will work fine.

I wouldn't be too worried about it.

there aren't really any unpainted pieces of metal you could mount it to since all the metal in that rea is steel.
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Old 09-20-2006, 12:28 AM   #23
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Well guys, thank you all for the help. I was convinced that the problem went away but today the smoke returned. I was able to find out the source of it and it was not my LED blinkers at all. I wish it was

The white smoke seems to be coming from the side of the engine closest to the firewall. I've done a search and this seems to be a symptom of a blown valve cover gasket

Time to start another thread

In any case, thanks JL for the blinkers, they are working great.
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Old 09-20-2006, 12:34 AM   #24
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Well guys, thank you all for the help. I was convinced that the problem went away but today the smoke returned. I was able to find out the source of it and it was not my LED blinkers at all. I wish it was

The white smoke seems to be coming from the side of the engine closest to the firewall. I've done a search and this seems to be a symptom of a blown valve cover gasket

Time to start another thread

In any case, thanks JL for the blinkers, they are working great.
Look for leaking oil, valve cover gasket isn't that hard or expensive to change.
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Old 09-20-2006, 12:50 AM   #25
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Look for leaking oil, valve cover gasket isn't that hard or expensive to change.
Thanks for the tip, I will look for any type of oil leak, I pray that it's that gasket then if it's not so hard or expensive to change.

I started a new thread in the general section so if you have any further insight, by all means any help is appreciated
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