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    White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Hi Guys,

    Need your advise, currently i discover that there was white smoke and burning smell from the bottom of the engine sometimes when I start the car. Sometimes the smoke can be alot and sometimes can only smell the burning smell. Can advise what's the problem before I send my car for some check up.

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by varco View Post
    Hi Guys,

    Need your advise, currently i discover that there was white smoke and burning smell from the bottom of the engine sometimes when I start the car. Sometimes the smoke can be alot and sometimes can only smell the burning smell. Can advise what's the problem before I send my car for some check up.

    Regards,
    Varco
    Could be engine oil leaking somewhere..... cos when it gets burnt it will rpoduce white smoke.
    If white smoke comes out from exos.... u might wanna check the engine internals normally is piston ring gone and lead to engine oil seeped inside combustion chamber where it burns and have white smoke. U might wanna check for oil leaks maybe brake fluid???

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    or maybe even power steering fluid, which is very combustible. you would see a lot of white smoke machiam fumigation like that coming from engine bay when you have any sort of steering angle

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by panzer View Post
    Could be engine oil leaking somewhere..... cos when it gets burnt it will rpoduce white smoke.
    If white smoke comes out from exos.... u might wanna check the engine internals normally is piston ring gone and lead to engine oil seeped inside combustion chamber where it burns and have white smoke. U might wanna check for oil leaks maybe brake fluid???

    My opinion
    Hi Panzer,

    I think it may be engine oil leakage as few months ago I did saw some engine oil on the floor but these few weeks didn't see any engine oil and I though the leakage has "disappear".

    Do you know whether the leakage of engine oil will cause hesitation of car moving off when slowing down and picking up after that? I have problem when the car do not react when i step on the accerator. Is it due to the leakage or maybe the TPS sensor is faulty.

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by Racebred View Post
    or maybe even power steering fluid, which is very combustible. you would see a lot of white smoke machiam fumigation like that coming from engine bay when you have any sort of steering angle
    Hi Racebred,

    Last time when I went to R2D to get my car checked, Rodney did mentioned that the power steering fluid was alright but my break fluid contains water but he said still okay. So, I am not too sure if it will cause the problem now. My steering angle is still okay.

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    you seem to have got an engine lubrication oil leak, probably oil ending up hanging from your exhaust manifold and when you start your car the oil burns.

    Worst case you got a manifold leak which when you start your engine, the oil remaining in the piston burns and white smoke comes out. Or you got a loose piston ring - check compression and you'll know for sure.

    Send it in for tracing the leak and repair.
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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by varco View Post
    Hi Panzer,

    I think it may be engine oil leakage as few months ago I did saw some engine oil on the floor but these few weeks didn't see any engine oil and I though the leakage has "disappear".

    Do you know whether the leakage of engine oil will cause hesitation of car moving off when slowing down and picking up after that? I have problem when the car do not react when i step on the accerator. Is it due to the leakage or maybe the TPS sensor is faulty.

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    check your plugs to see if they is any fouling.

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by centurion View Post
    you seem to have got an engine lubrication oil leak, probably oil ending up hanging from your exhaust manifold and when you start your car the oil burns.

    Worst case you got a manifold leak which when you start your engine, the oil remaining in the piston burns and white smoke comes out. Or you got a loose piston ring - check compression and you'll know for sure.

    Send it in for tracing the leak and repair.
    Hi Centurion,

    Thanks for the advise, I will send my car in for check up.

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by halcrontech View Post
    check your plugs to see if they is any fouling.
    Hi Halcrontech,

    May I know what do you mean by fouling? I have recently change the spark plug to volker spec II and does the inition upgrade from R2D, do you think that maybe the cause also beside the engine oil leakage?

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    Re: White Smoke and Buring Smell from Bottom of Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by varco View Post
    Hi Guys,

    Need your advise, currently i discover that there was white smoke and burning smell from the bottom of the engine sometimes when I start the car. Sometimes the smoke can be alot and sometimes can only smell the burning smell. Can advise what's the problem before I send my car for some check up.

    Regards,
    Varco
    Likely Valve Cover Gasket.

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