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white smoke

manwell81 Mar 5, 2011

  1. manwell81

    manwell81 New Member

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    ivgot white smoke on start up just wondering i this could be because the penny valve has almost had it on the turbo. i no it onits way out but iv just been lazy and aint got a new 1 yet.
     
  2. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    White smoke is almost a sure indicator the turbo is dead.
     
  3. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Or it could just be steam?
     
  4. Paul N Ireland

    Paul N Ireland Member

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    White is water. Black is oil ( turbo )
    Its not your turbo
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    burning oil can often look white, but i think its probably just condensation.
     
  6. Paul N Ireland

    Paul N Ireland Member

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    Is it only when FIRST started in the mornings or every time its started ?
     
  7. adamss24

    adamss24 Well-Known Member

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    diesel or petrol ?
     
  8. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    If its just steam vapour then its normal, if its solid white smoke then we are talking either you have over filled the oil or more likely the turbo. Also check the oil that its not gone creamy as this could mean another issue.
     

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