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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Swap yellow E70 angel eyes for white

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, I'm after any advice for swapping my yellow angel eyes for white, I know there is a few well reccomended brands (around the £200 mark) but I really dont want to go to that so does anybody have any advice on wattage/brand etc on a sensible price bulb ?? Anyone swapped & is happy with it...
  4. 2004 e46 330 cd sport - White smoke (diesel smeell) and rough idle.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello guys, I've recently bought from a lady a 2004 330cd sport 154 000 miles on the clock . She said the car was well taken care of it's just it was driven for a month or so ( about 8000 miles) just city , start stop , traffic The car it's smoking white, not continously, It's seems it's...
  5. X5 E70 White Angel Eye Bulbs

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi All, Im looking to change my yellow angel eyes to white (on my 2009 X5 3.0d M-sport) it has a bi xenon main beam so looks odd with the yellow around it, I can find plenty of recommendations of american bulbs (GP Thunder etc) but none available in the UK, I really dont want to pay a fortune...
  6. White smoke coming from exhaust on startup.

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, when i start my bmw 520d in the morning an unusual amount of white smoke comes out of the exhaust. If i rev the engine once or twice it immediately stops smoking. Car feels abit rough on startup but as soon as i give it a rev it smoothes out and the smoke stops completely and it does not...
  7. White smoke from filler loop

    BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, Question for all of you I have recently purchased an X5 3.0 sd and when you open the oil filler cap there is a white stream of mist coming out from the filler cap in my old E61 you could not open the filler cap when the engine was on as all the oil would splatter around. I saw some...
  8. E92 headlight switch worn back to white plastic

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi all, recently joined and have decided on the motor for me, was swaying between few different e92 variants, but have found the one for me. Just one query, not sure if it's a common problem. The car has done 79k miles, is 2007, and car is clean, drives well and leather seats look good, as does...
  9. E60 530d misfire and white smoke

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi guys just signed up to the forum Wonder if you could help me last week was driving to work when the car felt like it started to misfire. So I pulled into a garage and looked at the engine sure enough was running on 5 not 6 so I got it towed home took all the engine covers off and with the...
  10. e90 320d white smoke on start up

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hello, I was recently struggling with cold starts, rough idle and puff off white smoke on cold starts. Had it plugged in and had glow plug faults. Changed all plugs and relay. Starts better and no rough idle. Yet now and then I still get a puff of white smoke on start up. What could be causing this?
  11. Looking for a 520d M Sport

    General BMW Discussions
    I am wanting to buy a 520d M Sport in White (2012/2013 reg), and would be grateful to hear from anyone wishing to sell theirs, or if you know anyone that is. If you know of any good dealerships out there that would be of more use to me. I have always bought new, and am finding that the used...
  12. best registration ever!! white e92

    BMWs spotted - The 'Was it you? forum!'
    Was on my travels today for work when on a round about a notice a nice white e92. Black alloys, mirrors and lip spoiler. Looked lovely. Then I spotted he's registration, wether they have being extremely unlucky or bought a personalised reg to later on regret. But here it is. ST11 VVY anyone...
  13. White smoke from under car.... not exhaust

    BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi I have a 2007 BMW 730D E65 and there is white smoke coming from underneath it... Thinking it was the exhaust I started the car and put the front wheels on ramps then turned it off and looked underneath, with the engine off a fan started and clouds of white smoke (acrid) started coming from a...
  14. Thick white smoke. Turbo or CVV?

    E60
    Yesterday, I noticed a tonne of white smoke coming from the exhaust. I mean so thick, you can's see any of the traffic behind you, a cloud of smoke about 5 - 10 meters long and 4-5 meters high. I smelt something burning, but I can't differentiate between burning oil or burning coolant. The...
  15. White smoke when idling

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    hi all I have a 2007 e60 530d. Fills the street up with white smoke when left idling. Bought a vortex type oil separator filter and found that mine never had anything in the housing. Fitted the new one but still the same white smoke [could even be worse]. Not lost a drop of water and uses no...
  16. thick white smoke from exhaust pipe

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello, BMW 520D E60. Recently after driving 30 miles on a motorway we noticed thick white smoke from exhaust pipe. After cooling down the car we went back home and the smoke continued appearing for short periods. Then next day we had it permanently, just after a minute of driving, and it was...
  17. 520d white smoke help

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all I'm new to posting on this forum so please excuse me if I don't know what I'm doin , my problem is my 07 520d has just started blowing white smoke which smells like paraffin , I had a recon engine and new turbo etc 35,000 miles ago /3.5 years ago from sytner Bmw , I've never had it...
  18. 2006 E87 120d White Smoke

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi Guys, i am new to the forum so excuse my obvious ignorance. I took my sisters 2006 E87 120d and drove it for few months. In December 2015 it suddenly started to smoke heavily (white smoke), and i proceeded to service the vehicle (replaced petrol filter, pollen filter, air filter, oil change...
  19. 2006 e90 330d white smoke on idle

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    PLEASE HELP! :confused today i noticed white stinky smoke coming from exhaust on idle. Checked coolant all fine, doesnt smell like oil either, no smoke when driving. Car is running perfectly fine and no faults on INPA. Car was remapped 3 days ago and dpf removed, egr turned down by 50%. Done...
  20. Name of white circular lights?

    General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, I'm off to the BM garage tomorrow to run through some figures as I'm trading in my Golf and planning to take out PCP for a 320d Auto M Sport (most likely 14 or 64 plate or above - I'm not familiar with what E30/E90/F30 etc means). My question is, what do you call the *white*...
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