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Hi I have an Audi A4 1.8 Diesel 2000 which has done 130+K miles. yesterday while driving in the city, white smoke started coming out of the exhaust and steadily got worse and started to lose power. no oil was left in the engine. all this happened within 10 minutes. What does this mean? will I be looking at a new turbo/ engine? any ideas/ advise you can give will be appreciated.

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  • yasirbam Aug 20, 2010

    Thanks for the quick reply

    does this need a new turbo or the seal can be replaced?

    Do you know roughly how much will this cost?



    Do you recommend topping up the oil and driving to the mechanic or towing it.



    thanks

    Yasir

  • yasirbam Aug 21, 2010

    thanks, I am going to look for one. I hope that the engine is not gone too.
    is there away to check if I need a new engine too?

    Regards,
    Yasir

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SOUND LIKE BLOWN TURBO OIL SEAL.ALL OIL LEAK OUT THROUGH TURBO BEARING SEAL TO THE EXHAUST.THATS WHY YOU ARE GETTING SMOKE.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

  • Jonah Oneal Aug 21, 2010

    WHEN TURBO BEARING SEAL BLOWS.TIME FOR NEW TURBO.YOU HAVE TO PHONE CALL AROUND AND GET A PRICE CHECK.

  • Jonah Oneal Aug 21, 2010

    DONT DRIVE VECHICLE IF YOU DIDNT LOCK ENGINE UP THIS TIME YOU WILL NEXT TIME.YOU LOSING ALL YOUR ENGINE OIL.I WOUND NOT DRIVE BECAUSE YOU WILL NEED A NEW ENGINE AND NEW TURBO.

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