BMW E60 525D YEAR 2004

  • Tiny
  • biswal
  • 2004 BMW 118d
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • manual
  • 350,000 miles

There is a very strong burning smell from engine on the right hand side and smoke comes from under the bonnet.

It is not a diesel smell.
No exhaust pipe broken.
Already changed the breather filter for oil.

The interior of the vehicle smells the same.

Can yopu suggest the possible cause

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010 AT 7:15 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Dr Loot
  • Expert
  • 2,332 posts

There's only two things that it can be, oil or coolant, you will probably have to take the vehicle to a car wash pressure wash the engine to determine where the leak is, tell me what kind of fluids you are adding to the vehicle? ( By the way that diesel BMW is awesome! I have two 528d) I do not have the manual for that specific vehicle ( that's because in mi country where I come from U.S.A. They are too stupid to own a Diesel car) but I am the Diesel expert and I should be able to assist you.

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Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 AT 4:34 AM

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