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Audi 1.8T sport Auto (2001) heavy smoke and engine buring smell

When i drove my Audi 1.8T sport Auto (2001) on motorway, the oil pressure light flashed. so i stopped as soon as possible and waited about an half hour and added the oil. but when i started to drive , the light started to flash again. I sent my car to Mot and service. After the service, the engine light is on and when i started to drive, very heavy smoke and engine buring smell appeared. what the problem is?

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The engine could be shot, oil is being burnt off by the actions of being sucked into the bores via worn piston rings then ejected out of the exhaust

If you sent the car in for an MOT and a Service I would ask the garage what they did to it as the car would have failed on its emissions test if that much oil was coming out .

It could have been a fault on the oil pump or lack of oil in the first instance and maybe an overfill on the service

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