Question about 1999 Volkswagen Passat
Blue smoke out of 1.8 turbo its allways bad oil seal inside turbo.need new turbo or rebuild OEM. with 24 years experience working with vw never seen single headhasket go bad on 1.8 turbo engines.blue smoke its 100% turbo every time
Posted on Oct 02, 2012
Blue smoke coming from the exhaust is most likey the head gasket. depending how bad it is smoking, the more blue smoke=the worst. turn your car on, and let it run til the blue smoke starts coming out the exhaust. then get a smell of the smoke. it could either smell like oil or antifreeze. either antifreeze or oil could be mixing with your gas due to a cracked or worn head gasket and causing the blue smoke.
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
I could be wrong but it sounds like a head gasket check oil to see if there is antifreeze of water in it.
Posted on Jul 18, 2008
well blue smoke is a sighn that you are burning oil either valve seal or rings are wore out or cound also be a leaky head gasket
Posted on Aug 17, 2009
This cars are notorious oil burners due to poor valve guides in the heads. Easiest solution is to us 100% synthetic oil. Car will still burn oil, but you will not get the blue smoke as synthetic oil burns to an ash and not to a smoke. I have done this with my Lebaron, and it has stopped smoking for 2 years now.
Posted on May 17, 2009
SOURCE: i have a nissan cashqai
the engine is burning oil, the oil coming out of the exhaust pipe is a serious problem, it could be that the engine needs completely reconditioning or fit a reconditioned engine, you may be able to get an engine from a wrecking yard but it could be almost as bad as the one that you have......hope this helps.......cheers.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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