COOLANT IS LEAKING FROM MIDDLE OF THE ENGINE

  • Tiny
  • dirty bmw
  • 2004 BMW 530i
  • 10,000 miles

Hi there I have a bmw 530i and my coolant was low so I filled it and now I have a light smoke coming from the middle of me engine how do I fix that? I haven't done anything yet just trying to look for the problem

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 6:14 PM

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  • KHLow2008
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Seems there is a leak around where the smoke is comng from. You would need to find out what and where the leak is coming from to rectify.

A visual inspection is necessary and if it is not easily visible, a pressure test should show.

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 6:24 PM
  • Tiny
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Ok thank you I will look at that and get back to you

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 6:26 PM
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You're welcome.

Hope it is nothing serious.

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 AT 6:42 PM

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