Smoking on startup.
2008 Saab 9-5 2.3 aero estate

Steven Elliot Lionel
1 points

Problem added: Mar 3, 2021 (4 months ago)
Clouds of white smoke from the exhaust at first startup starts straight away and smoke clears after about 10 mins or running the car for 2--3 miles. Does not smoke then until the car is parked overnight. Have had the turbo reconditioned but has not made any difference, any thoughts?

Car details
Car: Saab 9-5
Variant: 2.3 aero estate
Model Year: 2008
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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19,995 points

Mar 3, 2021 (4 months ago)
White smoke can be unburnt fuel or coolant . To verify if coolant . possibly head gasket leak , carry out a block test .
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