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I have 320i - 2003 model , Engine E46. The problem is that the car has no good power when you accelerate plus it smokes heavily when you press accelerator or high rave. Car travelled Kilometers is 59,000. What is worrying most is the heavy smoking at the exhaust. What could be the problem?

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Headgaskit mate (sorry) bad news

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Might not be head gasket. Could also be worn piston rings or valve guides, both leak oil causing smoke and are expensive. OR much cheaper is to get the exhaust gas recirculation system checked out. Clogged breather pipes etc upset the engine management and can cause smoke and bad running. BM forums have lots of experts that I have obtained lots of detailed info for my car in the past. Best of luck.

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