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My 2001 Audi A6 2.7 bi turbo. when the car been driving for a while an the engine goes hot I see white smoke coming from my da side off my hood its very noticible and it has a strong smell

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SOURCE: front end noise 2000 audi a6 bi-turbo

could possibly be a worn wheel bearing hope this helps glenn...

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 2005 Chevy Impala exhaust smell

neither one of these would cause gas to leak. sure it is not coolant ? if you think it is gas it is not safe to drive car as it could catch on fire. possible cause would be a leaking injector.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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U HAVE A HEATER CORE LEAK, DOES THE SMOKE SMELL SICKY SWEET? AS FAR AS THE CEL GOES HAVE THE SYSTEM TESTED FOR FREE BY ANY KRAGEN AUTO OR AUTOZONE, JUST ASK FOR A OBD 2 TROUBLE CODE TEST, THEN POST THE CODE BACK HERE FOR US TO LOOK AT AND TRY AND DEVELOPE A FIX STRATEGY.

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SOURCE: Difference between Audi A6 1.8t engine and 1.8 engine

on the 2001 models:
1.8 - 125bhp
1.8t - 150bhp
1.8t - 180bhp

the only difference in the two turbo models is the ecu setup

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SOURCE: white smoke and a smell of fuel

The white smoke is from anti freeze. The smell of gas in your oil is probably from the same cause. I do beleive you did not clean the milled ares good enough before installing one or both of your gaskets. Just in case you did loosen one of the head bolts up for any reason....One bolt I do beleive on the right front bank of this engine has to be also sealed before re enstalling it for coolant will pass through it if not sealed

Posted on May 24, 2009

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i own an Audi a6 2.7t i always see some oil in my intake its cause the car has a poor PVC system you could put a catch can on your car to eliminate this problem no big deal a blown turbo would be white smoke major and or blueish smoke or sounds like a dentist drill under boost.

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Regarding 2001 audi a6 quattro 2.7t....i was driving to work the car was fine then white smoke starting coming from under the hood and tail pipe. i stopped veilce and alot of oil was dripping from front of car. I towed it home and i looked under the hood and there was oil from valve cover gasket. i let the car sit for a few days, had it running again for a good hour and no white smoke was coming out. I removed the valve cover and gaskets are all bad. i want to know can the valve cover gasket leak cause the white smoke to come from exhaust pipe?

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I changed the turbo now white smoke coming out of my exhaust


This seems to be a symptom of a blown head gasket.
White exhaust smoke is an indication of water / coolant in the exhaust. The car running sluggish and using lots of fuel can be caused by compression loss.

Look at the coolant level color and smell (with cold engine - don't open the high pressure reservoir with engine hot as hot coolant may spray you in the face). If you have a blown gasket, the coolant color may become brownish and it may smell bad or the level will get lower even if you have just refilled the cooling system.

What you can also check for is bubbles in the reservoir. With engine cold, remove the reservoir cap. Start the engine. Try to rev the engine (or have someone do it) and observe if there are bubbles in the reservoir tank. If you see lots of bubbles, you have a blown gasket.

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Hi der,lost the turbo in my skoda first,den it started pumping out smoke after a wile,would it be da cat blocked by any chance??


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My 300zx got smoke issue but im not sure.smoke come both sides when i start the car.it got little oil leak from turbos.but once engine got hot the smoke goes away.when driving it doesnt smoke.but it...


It sounds like you may need valve seals.
The oil sits in the head after the engine is cut off and leaks around the seals into the cylinder.
When you start the engine it burns the oil and sends the smoke out of the tailpipes.
It does not hurt anything much if it is not to bad.

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Smoke is coming out from under my hood...checked antifreeze and oil so it fine


white smoke usualy tells about a leakage in the cooling. check that. dont forgett to refill. get it repaired or DIY. attention: could be really hot.

if it smells like fuel, a fuel line is broken. then dont drive any more since it can catch fire.

if the smoke is not white, go to the repair shop instantly.

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