Exhaust

Asked by Jul 28, 2016 at 10:21 PM about the 2008 BMW 3 Series 328i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my car is smoking from the exhaust the
smoke is a thick white/grey color and runs
through oil really fast I read an article on
the pcv valve? Could this be my problem?
What else could cause this? The car is a
BMW 325I. It's about a 2008 Thank you

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Yes, the crankcase vent and or associated hoses have failed. Replace the whole system, vendors sell all the parts as a kit. Here is one example....https://www.turnermotorsport.com/p-221962-crankcase-oil-separator-and-vent-hose-kit-e90-325xi330xi-e60-525xi530xi-early-production/

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