Question about 2001 BMW 325

1 Answer

My bmw 325ise auto smokes when accelerating does any one know why? 69k on clock, 1993 car, recent head gasket and recon head

Posted by on

  • nick781984
    nick781984 Jul 29, 2009

    hi i have had that done and apparently all ok. had recent head gasket and recon head as these were originaly diagnosed but the problem is still the same. thanks

  • nick781984
    nick781984 Jul 30, 2009

    hi yes it just had full service? could this have anything to do with it?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 62 Answers

Get valve seals checked/get compression test

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

  • alan north Jul 29, 2009

    has it had recent service

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My bmw x5 is smoking and loosing power any ideas???


Has the car overheated recently or in the past? If you are seeing white smoke from the exhuast you may have a cracked cylinder head or blown head gasket. If you are seeing white smoke from the exhaust, check the oil for signs of coolant (milky brown oil color or any foamy white on the dipstick) Also check you coolant level to see if it is lower than normal. If the smoke you are seeing is black you should also check you oil level. (could be a burned valve).

Jan 21, 2011 | 2005 BMW X5

1 Answer

IF I ECCELERATE THEN WHITE SMOKE COMES FROM BACK


Hi. This will occur if there is an issue that concerns the integrity of your head gasket(s). The gasket(s) seem to be worn. this will cause the coolant to leak into the combustion chambers,in return, causing the white smoke, during acceleration.

This will, also, cause major coolant consumption if it is not corrected asap. replacing the head gasket(s), will solve this issue.

Oct 30, 2009 | 1993 Volkswagen Fox

2 Answers

1993 saab turbo CSE. limphome mode, possible head gasket leak


Things can only get get worse and that means more expense. Like mine, better to do the head gasket asap while it's not too expensive or at least get the head bolt torque settings checked after the rebuild as they may need tweeking.

Jul 17, 2009 | 1993 Saab 9000 Hatchback

1 Answer

I have a 1993 bmw 318i with 220,000 0n the clock. rough idol.


White smoke means water getting into cylinders. Usually leaking head gasket, or possible intake manifold gasket if the manifold is heated with water! You need to see your service people again. Weather conditions should never cause this problem. The oil leak might be fixed by tightening all of the perimeter bolts on the oil pan.

Jul 14, 2009 | 1996 BMW 318

1 Answer

Alot of white smoke when i turn the car on more when i accelerate and burnt metal or sweet acid smell 1993 lexus gs 300


If the car is sluggish, it's most likely a catalytic converter based on the information you're providing. Apart from that, white smoke is also an indicator that the head gasket is bad. To check for the head gasket, Start the car and while its running, check the engine oil. If it's frothy and/or you see water beads on the dipstick, this is a good indicator of a bad head gasket. Hope this answers your question. Best of luck.
Greg

Jun 06, 2009 | 1993 Lexus GS

1 Answer

White smoke coming from exhaust when accelerating


This is usually an indication of a bad head gasket.I gasket. The white smoke is the coolant leaking out of the engine and winding up in the oil passages, due to a bad head gasket. To confirm this,
1. check oil. Is level increased, or milky appearance?
2. Is coolant level dropping, but u don't see any signs of leaks?
The above indicates a bad head gasket, causing the white smoke u describe. Let me know how u make out.

Jan 03, 2009 | 1990 Nissan Pulsar

1 Answer

Coolant leak


sounds like you may have had a head gasket failure, sorry for the bad news but white smoke from tail pipe = head gasket (big job)

Dec 30, 2008 | 1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 BMW 325 Logo

Related Topics:

98 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top BMW Experts

Frankie B

Level 2 Expert

65 Answers

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

272 Answers

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

254 Answers

Are you a BMW Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...