2006 BMW 3 Series 18ci
Blowing smoke

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gary dickeson
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jun 30, 2016 (4 years ago)
after standing at traffic lights for a short while, i go to pull off and there is a cloud of blue smoke coming from the exaust, ok at normal running. someone has told me that it could be valve seals???

Car details
Car: BMW 3 Series
Variant: 18ci
Model Year: 2006
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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1/4drive
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1,890 points

Jun 30, 2016 (4 years ago)
Sounds about right to me/
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whittingehame
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16,873 points

Jun 30, 2016 (4 years ago)
Classic symptoms of valve stem oil seals or guides worn .
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