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White smoke and plenty of it!

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by tyson, Dec 21, 2012.

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    So. My cars been smoking a bit lately just assumed it was the weather. Started her up today and its got worse thought id leave car to get up to temp still no luck. I find it only does it on idle. I went behind the car whilst smoking and would explain the smell as boiling coolant. Hoping its not the head gasket. Any ideas?
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    Have you checked the oil for any white gunk? Signs of head gasket, but check your turbo seals and see if u have any leaks anywhere, or could be signs of a turbo issue
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    The turbo seems to kind of flutter on full boost?
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    May be a turbo issue get it checked over mate and don't push the car to hard till u source the problem
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