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  1. 2005 E87 120D - rough running & smokey at low RPM (fixed by MAF disconnect???)

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hello everyone, I'd really appreciate some ideas on how to diagnose this issue(s). Car: 2005 120D M47 engine. Issue: The car runs really rough (like a misfire) and creates lots of grey smoke from idle up to 2000 RPM, at 2000+ RPM it runs OK. A diesel engine specialist has tested all the...
  2. E36, rough idle (FIXED) but now oily oily smokey smokey! HELP

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi Guys So ive been hunting down the cause of a rough idle on my 318is E36..... I cleaned the ICV and whilst putting that back into place under the intake manifold i noticed the oil breather pipe which goes from rocker cover to the intake manifold was split, and well just MUSHY!!! put abit of...
  3. 320 Estate Smokey Engine after timing chain refit

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi I'm New here, first BMW 320D Sport plus Edition Estate 2010. The Timing chain gave up a couple of months ago and engine re-built at recommended indie. After rebuild the engine is smoking really badly on start up. Was clear and had no problems prior to this. Any ideas as to what it could be...
  4. 01 32D E46 Smokey

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Folks, Have a 01 32D E46, 185K on the clock. I've had the car for nearly 10 years and never noticed it being overly smokey, certainly not in comparison to my missus 05 Passat which will happy belch a black cloud every now and again on acceleration. I thought it was a fraction slow to start over...
  5. 2006 E90 320i - Smokey Exhaust

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello! I have just bought my first BMW, which is a second hand 2006 320i 2.0 petrol, and going from a ford fusion, the car drives feels amazing to drive despite being 11 years old. I have had the car a day and the exhaust started to smoke white/blueish smoke intermittently when in first gear...
  6. e90 M47 320d Smokey Idle and oil loss

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, I have recently purchased a 2006 320d m sport with 75k miles. I fitted a new turbo and did a full service around 1600 miles ago. I noticed that during idle after start up there is a considerable amount of smoke coming out of the exhaust, it seems to be white with a slight blue...
  7. Need help to quit smoking :-(

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    **************** Now Solved ********************* Cause was a small split in the back of the large turbo hose that connects to the ERG to the intercooler *********************************************** Hi guys, I'm after some pointers / ideas so I can try and fix my car or at least have an...
  8. 320 ci. Bit smokey under load after a long run.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Morning guys, I'm new here so please be gentle. This. Is my first BMW and. It a 2k e46 320ci ccabriolet . Car was fine when I got it but after the 45 mile drive home, I pulled off at the lights in my village and there was a plume if sooty looking smoke. "some point bastards cars kicking out a...
  9. smokey exaust

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    need advice,320d e346,186000 miles, sat for 2 nd a bit years, starts first time,but a lot of smoke,took it a short run, a bit better,before it was of the road,all filters and oil was done,thanks
  10. 320d loss of power and smokey exhaust

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, Needing some help regarding my e46 320d. Driving to work on Tuesday I started losing power and noticed I was getting a bit of smoke from the exhaust. Anyway made it to work and called a breakdown service after I finished my shift. The guy was able to drive it on to the transporter and said...
  11. E46 coupe smokey problems INPA errors

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys. My story so far. I purchased a nice 2003 E46 318 2.0 coupe a month ago now with some problems but very cheap. So my problem was the car is smoking on acceleration from idle sat at traffic lights or in traffic. About a week or so ago I Changed the CCV as this was a common suggestion...
  12. smokey and lack of power

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi im having trouble with my bmw 320d 2002, first of it had the swirl flaps blanked before i bought the car, a month after buying the car i had lack of power like going up hill max speed was 5mph and on a straight it was 15mph had it looked at and found the turbo was not attached to manifold, so...
  13. Smokey e60 535d

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    Hi I have a 535d 2005 150k it has dpf and cat cut open and removed it's had a remap the problem I have is blueish smoke occasionally one minute it's driving fine the next it starts it's worse on deceleration and the exhaust note changes seems to run a bit rough I've changed the maf sensor map...
  14. Smokey on full boost

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi all, I've been driving my car sensibly the past few weeks I went to give it some tonight looked in the rear view & it puffed a shit load of smoke out I done it a few more times seemed to clear up but still some take it that's normal for a diesel, I'm going to check egr for soot build up this...
  15. 318ci n42 burning oil and smokey pull offs

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ok guys. So I replaced my ccv and hoses a month ago and ive noticed recently lots of burning oil and grey/blueish smoke on some pull offs especially after long idles. Today at the safari park it was constantly blowing smoke whilst queing to see the wildlife. Could this be a dodgy ccv as I...
  16. Smokey 530d e60

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    A bit of advice needed if poss. I have had the swirl flaps removed from the inlet manifold, I get approx 43 mpg on motorways and around town about 32mpg. I have started to notice when the engine starts from cold I get smoke from the exhaust and once the engine is warm on hard acceleration. The...
  17. Smokey

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    What should I be looking for as a possible cause for this? This was on start up this morning and does it whenever it's has chance for the engine to cool. Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  18. 2004 E46 318i N42 Intermittent exhaust smoke and condensation from exhaust

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi My 2004 318i e46 is somtimes very smokey and has condensation from the exhaust, I have kinda ruled out the head gasket as its intermittent and coolant is not mixing with oil and i have no loss of coolant. Just wondering if any1 has any ideas of what it can be? Could it be the vanos solenoids...
  19. smokey 530

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, can anyone help with a problem I'm having. I've got a 2002 530d with around 220000 on the clock, just recently it started to smoke really bad on start up, this happens mainly when the cars facing up a hill for some reason, it also let's out clouds of smoke when changing down the gears to...
  20. anyone have a blueish smokey exhaust after a short period on idle.. N62 645ci

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi have any members had a smokey exhaust, after a short period of idle, i have now and then, its just a wee bit embarrassing when you get a small cloud covering the car behind.. Any suggestions as to a reason and a cure
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