Mechanics

MY 08 IS SMOKING MORE THAN USUAL FROM THE EXHAUST. IT SMELLS OF A STRONG BURNING. NOT SURE HOW ELSE I CAN DESCRIBE IT. ANY IDEAS?

2008 Porsche Boxster • 45,000 miles

It smells as either petrol or oil burning, but the smoking is embarassing. In the cold, I can't see out of the rear window when I start the car
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Pbowman01
January 31, 2012.




Petrol would not emit too much smoke as it would result in erratic running. If the smoke is grey ( bluish) it is oil being burnt in the cylinders and you mentioned it is more prominent when starting from cold, that usually is due to oil getting past the valve seals.

Being a rather new vehicle, the vehicle should still be within warranty. Get the dealer to have a look at it.

KHLow2008
Jan 31, 2012.


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