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White smooke from exaust and smells oil

They said it was turbo, replace the 2 turbos but still does, wen you start the car comes white smooke with a smell of oil, can it be cleaning the reamaning oil from the old turbos, or engine problems??

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Blue smoke is oil
black smoke is fuel
white smoke is coolant
sounds like head gasket if you are lucky
head cracked if not lucky

Posted on Feb 02, 2012

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SOURCE: 97 Nisson pickup smoking white smoke (a lot)

this indicates that you have a blown head gasket. you may not have water in the oil pan but it's because the water is not leaking into your oil galleys,but instead leaking into the cylinders and being burned hence the white smoke.. there is a big myth that you will get water in the oil with a blown head gasket . there might be trace amounts but the only time you get water in the oil is if the heads crack or the block cracks othere wise most times it's just getting burnt in the cylinders,hence the great amount of white smoke. please rate this thanks.

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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SOURCE: White smoke exhaust

White smoke is caused by coolant or water coming out the tail pipe. There is a chance that the white smoke was caused by water splashing up from a puddle onto the exhaust pipe. Keep an eye on the coolant level in the radiator in any event. If its less then there leak coolant leak in the car engine which is causing this problem....

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SOURCE: 2001 Volvo S40 1.9T - oil leaking into turbo

It's very common for the turbo return line seal to leak. That is what I would check first, when it leaks, it will spray oil all over the turbo lines and the rear of the engine.

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Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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SOURCE: 1990 300zx non-turbo coupe 5 speed

Old post but I would like to state that white smoke and white vapor are two different thing and blue smoke is sometimes so ligh it looks white but does act like heavy smoke. Evanescence of water vapor looks a lot like smoke but dissipates a lot quicker but in mass quantities can look like smoke (yes..I been dying to use that word ever since I heard of the band Evanescence lol). Transmission fluid can be sucked into the engine via a bad shift modulator both that has no bearing here (just FYI). In either case you would be fouling out spark plugs due to oil or water saturation and causing unburned fuel to be expelled.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: im having problems with my audi a6 turbo Quattro,

If its blue smoke then your valve stem seals are worn and that is allowing oil to enter the cylinders and burning with the gas.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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