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

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

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