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Blue/White smoke on startup

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by steady jay, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. steady jay

    steady jay Member

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    Hi as title really, started it up this morning with a nice cloud of smoke.

    It's a 97 aeb, could it be turbo seals?

    Cheers Jay
     
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  3. skinz

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    could be, i used to get this in the mornings and if i did a quick pull off from the lights at night with another car behind me, i would see the smoke in the headlight beam behind me, when i took the turbo off there was a fair bit of play in the shaft
     
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    Does it give one puff or does it go on for a while. One big puff of white could be a lazy starter motor.
     
  5. steady jay

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    It went on for about 5 minutes, since then though it hasn't done it again.
     

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