Big White smoke clouds out of exaust

Asked by Guru9DBFCJ Nov 04, 2020 at 01:58 AM about the 2003 BMW X5 4.6is AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving normally when i noticed a huge cloud
of smoke in my review mirror. I decided to drive
away from the cloud but realized it was coming
from my car. No check engine light. No overheating.
Engine was running fine. No abnormalities besides
the smoke. I pulled over right away and checked
the exhaust and noticed what seemed to be a
mixture of water and oil. I checked my oil dipstick
and no oil was present. I had just done the oil
change about two months ago so that was odd. I
want to know what it might be before taking it to a
mechanic so i have an idea of what to expect and
not be ripped off. Thanks!!!

5 Answers


It is coolant and that is a bad thing. It will likely cost you thousands to fix it.

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I checked the coolant level and its all there. On the other hand, when i checked the oil level it was bone dry. I know just for having a mechanic diagnose the problem its already going to be expensive since its a bmw :/

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