light white faint smoke from hood

Asked by Jul 18, 2015 at 08:07 PM about the 2009 BMW 5 Series 528xi

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have had light smoke come from hood of 09 528xi. when i stop at light. i first thought it was the car in front exhaust. light white fain smoket. as quick as it comes quick as it goes> had it checked no issues with hoses and fluid is topped off. any ideas

1 Answer

236,775

Most probably coolant or oil and it's burning off before you can find it. Check the valve cover gasket area and cooling system.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search BMW 5 Series Questions

BMW 5 Series Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,040
#2 Michael Branan
Michael Branan
Reputation 780
#3 Robert Charlson
Robert Charlson
Reputation 680
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used BMW 3 Series
1,011 Great Deals out of 32,537 listings starting at $1,000
Used BMW 7 Series
179 Great Deals out of 5,981 listings starting at $2,999
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
351 Great Deals out of 20,208 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 6 Series
78 Great Deals out of 3,161 listings starting at $6,977
Used BMW X5
440 Great Deals out of 16,994 listings starting at $1,999
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
449 Great Deals out of 26,571 listings starting at $2,495
Used BMW M5
14 Great Deals out of 609 listings starting at $11,000
Used Audi A6
162 Great Deals out of 6,355 listings starting at $999
Used BMW M3
40 Great Deals out of 1,594 listings starting at $5,800
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
140 Great Deals out of 6,574 listings starting at $1,000
Used Audi A4
212 Great Deals out of 10,834 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
798 Great Deals out of 85,752 listings starting at $1,100
Used Dodge Charger
362 Great Deals out of 27,622 listings starting at $2,033
Used BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo
13 Great Deals out of 474 listings starting at $13,981

Used Cars For Sale

2018 BMW 5 Series For Sale
229 listings starting at $52,695
2017 BMW 5 Series For Sale
3,030 listings starting at $49,981
2016 BMW 5 Series For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 1,092 listings starting at $28,999
2015 BMW 5 Series For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 375 listings starting at $20,306
2014 BMW 5 Series For Sale
191 Great Deals out of 3,813 listings starting at $15,987

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.