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2002 BMW 325I emitting smoke periodically. On starting an on

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2002 BMW 325I emitting white smoke periodically. On starting an on accellerating.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** long has problem been going on? Have you noticed any oil consumption, coolant consumption, or poor gas mileage? Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Which one? Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Coolant and oil excesses
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

White smoke does typically mean coolant. Does vehicle overheat?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No and it runs very well
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

It sounds like your head gasket is leaking, nothing else would cause coolant to enter combustion chamber which is why you have the white smoke. This is about a 22 hour job book rate so you will want to call around to get some different quotes. Let me know if you have more questions, sorry about the bad news. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay thanks
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

No problem, let me know how it turns out. Thanks again and have a good night.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will do
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Thanks, I'll talk to you then.

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