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  1. E90 320D white/blue smoke

    General BMW Discussions
    Car is pushing huge clouds of white/blue smoke when accelerator pressed Was having no power issue so put new turbo in but still intermittent power only and lots of smoke please help
  2. E46 325i 2000 Smoke from Steering Column/Behind Dashboard

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all 2 days ago I began to smell a burning plastic smell in my car, so bad that I had to drive with the window open. Then yesterday on a longer drive with the burning smell still present, I got smoke pouring out from behind the steering wheel (where the column goes into the dash). This lasted...
  3. White smoke on starting

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Each morning my car is producing white smoke and a lumpy idle. Lasts about a minute. A touch of throttle seems to clear it quicker. Car drives fine feels quick as ever. No turbo whines and producing about 3psi of boost at 1500rpm on the m6 last night. Ok I have been naughty and had the DPF...
  4. E36 tds , black smoke no power up hills

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, i am working on a E36 TDS (1995) . there is black smoke and no power up hill. I was thinking turbo but put my scan tool on to see if there was any codes. There were but no code as such. it read 10 start of injection control/solenoid valve and 20 road speed control/control panel. Not the...
  5. 2002 E46 318i - Occasional black smoke.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, My 318i Touring (N42 engine) is generally running fine, also showing no fault codes. However occasionally it does belch out a big cloud of black smoke, then continuing as if nothing happened. It seems to occur mostly when moving off after having been stuck in traffic, idling for a while...
  6. E90 M57 330d idle blue smoke

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, Not posted much on here, but really need some help. My car is a e90 330d 231bhp m57 engine with 154k miles Car is remapped and dpf delete, standard exhaust and EGR in place. I have an issue with blue smoke at idle and some puffs once he blue smoke is at idle. I get a little puff with...
  7. black smoke

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all i am after some help please. i Have a x5 e53 staright 6 engine.3.0 d I am getting loads off bloke smoke and jerking (like a missfire) when i accelerate.Only code i am getting is 3ff0,Mass air flow meter. So far i have replaced all vac pipes.Mass air flow meter.Map sensor.Intake air...
  8. BMW 645CI Smoke Emit

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, My 645ci if I leave it in drive at lights and then pull away does not emit smoke, however if I put into neutral it does. Suspect valve stem issue but not sure why it does not emit smoke all of the time when pulling away? Welcome any advice on this
  9. 2004 e53 3d black smoke on start up and when accelerating hard

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi . My e53 3d has a big puff of black smoke on first start of the day then clears pretty quick. Its enough to warrant a check i think . Also ive noticed that when i put my foot down a similar big puff of smoke appears then clears . Has anyone else had the same issue ? The car seems to run fine...
  10. E63 - 2004 - 645ci - White Smoke From Exhaust

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi all, White smoke from exhaust, burning oil. For a e63 2004 645. Apparently has been doing it on and off for years (previous owner informs me), but never caused an issue persay. Smoke can occur at start of drive, or mid drive, or when idling for an extended period. The temp's of the engine...
  11. smoke

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all you knowledgable people, 2007 x3 3.0d only first thing in morning start up drive 5 to 6 mins, then billows of grey smoke for 60 to 90 secs then nothing for rest of day no matter what type of driving, i.e motorway or town. Any ideas?
  12. Car Jerk And Smoke from exhaust problem

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone, I have a problem and want to see if anyone has had the issue or knows what may be wrong. When driving the car it seems to sometimes when pressing the acceleration jerk a bit like momentary loss of power then starts to pull again and at the time it would blow out a little smoke...
  13. 1986 e28 520i oil smoke on startup

    BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I've been working for a couple of months to resolve a problem, hopefully you can help. I have a 1986 e28 520i auto with 114k on the clock. I've driven about 20000 miles in it over 3 years and done all the usual maintenance. It's a super reliable car. It's been smoking with white blue oil...
  14. 2002 330d Loss of power and rough cold start

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I have just started to experience a loss of power in my 2002 330d. The last couple of times I have been out in it I have noticed reduced power with foot to the the floor. I am also getting quite a lot of smoke out of the back above around 2500rpm with foot to the floor. The power now feels...
  15. 2003 320d sluggish/grey smoke.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hello all, got a bit of a strange one thats got me a little bit baffled. just changed the last eu4 injector on my car to a correct eu3 one which now means all my injector values in inpa are near perfect in spec but ive now noticed some other little quirks that were likely their before i changed...
  16. 530 diesel puff of smoke and other odd stuff

    BMW Tuning Forum
    Hi Im considering buying a 530 diesel (year 2000) here in Morocco where i live and wanted to get some views from anyone who had some 'watch out for' tips. the one i've kicked the tyres of seems to have a good engine but has a number of repair issues. I noticed that when engine is hot, when you...
  17. Air mass readings in inpa 0.00 and exhaust smoke?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Afternoon chaps, I’m looking for some advise please guys. I’m having no luck over on the e90 group and I’m to believe some e46’s have the same n46 engine so figured I’d get a reply over here.. Basically in inpa my air mass reading is 0.00 would this point towards a broken sensor I don’t have...
  18. Failed mot due to excessive smoke please help code 2a88

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I’m close to defeat here guys so any help is very much appreciated, il start from the beginning so please bare with me. And sorry in advance. I bought a e90 2005 n46 320i that had a broken chain guide which put the timing out. So set about replacing this and removing the sump to recover the...
  19. E92 N52 Smoke on startup and oil consumption

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello everyone. My car start so smoke occasionally on startup again :( Iv changed valve stem seals this summer so just few months it started again !:((( Also after changing seals oil consumption is same rate like 1L/800miles ... i dont know what else i should do ??? Engine rebuild ? Engine looks...
  20. Seat Fire! 320i M Sport

    Auto Electrical Forum
    I've had my 2009 320i M Sport for 2 weeks now and finally got around to sitting in the car with a manual and checking what everything does. I got to the seat section of the manual and had a look at the different functions. I found a button I hadn't noticed before. it's for adjusting the Back...