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My 2002 BMW 318i car has a problem. When I start the engine it will only last for 5 minutes then it will off immediately, when i Start it again, it will not start. I will have to wait for 30 minutes to start the engine again. There is also a white smoke coming out in the hood. Please help me to fix this problem. There is no mechanic here in our city who knows how to fix bmw cars. Thanks!

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White smoke from tailpipe is a sign of blown head gasket.

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    Wayne Ralph Mar 24, 2014

    i agree, sounds like sencer and head gasket



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