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Old 05 Sep 2011, 08:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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smoke from vent

can anyone shed some light on my problem please . the car has no performance loss what so ever but once i let off the boost there is a puff of white smoke that comes from the drivers side bonnet vent the 1st is a bit then if you boost up again then its only slight .any ideas as to what this could be please?
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Old 05 Sep 2011, 08:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: smoke from vent

also forgot to say that there is no smoke at the rear under boost
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Re: smoke from vent

could be a rad hose leak, or could be rocker gasket onto the exhaust.
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Old 11 Sep 2011, 05:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: smoke from vent

I recently had a similar problem, the oil feed pipe had a slight drip when under boost and dropped a bit of oil onto the exhaust, once i came off boost and stopped i would get a puff of smoke from the drivers side vent, i replaced the seal on both sides of the feed pipe where it goes into the block and problem solved.
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