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BMW 320I SMOKE PROBLEM

2007 BMW 320i • 235,681 miles

Hello why is my car heavy on oil, I top up every now and then what could be the cause
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Siphiwe
October 31, 2012.




Heavy on oil? Please explain the exact issue.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Oct 31, 2012.
Sometime when I pull off I see a white puff of smoke coming out from the car
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Tiny
Siphiwe
Oct 31, 2012.
Puff, could be rings or valve seals considering the mileage

white could be coolant burning as well.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Oct 31, 2012.
K but everyrtime I see the white smoke I have to top up my oil, as for rings and vavle seals do you think they need to be changed?

Tiny
Siphiwe
Oct 31, 2012.
With the mileage? It is up to you. Using a quart in 1000 miles is average.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Oct 31, 2012.
Thanks I will monitor this very close another thing I noticed everytime I drive the car at 140km I have to top up the next day I dont normally drive more than 120km

Tiny
Siphiwe
Oct 31, 2012.
Age and wear.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Oct 31, 2012.

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