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White smoke on acceleration from my BMW x 5 - 2005 BMW X5

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It's either that oil is leaking or the sensor that needs to be replaced. Take it to the BMW and have it fixed before it creates more problem and cost you more money.

Posted on May 30, 2014

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SOURCE: bmw 320d engine shaking

You have blown the oil rings.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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White smoke means a coolant leak, check it and repair before to overheating your engine.

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