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    Hello,

    Need some help. Everynow and then on my commute to work, alot of stop start. I get plumps of white/blue smoke coming from the engine bay and then from the exhaust when i set off. It never does it on start up and only every now and then when i stop after driving for a while on A roads ie 30/40 miles an hour.

    I park the car up and then it goes back to normal, it doesn't seem to be burning oil.

    Any help guys.

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    that dont sound right coming from your engine bay,
    lift the hood and get someone to start your car,check around your exhaust manifold, perhaps the gasket is going,
    thats all i can offer im afraid,

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    Thanks.

    Think I might book it in for someone to have a look at it. Not very good at engines.

    I can do the basics but thats about it.

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    im am thinking also that it could be an oil seal, thinking back to years ago i had the same thing, let me know when you find out,
    if it is an oil seal shouldnt cost an arm n leg

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    Split turbo boost pipe or damaged Turbo intercooler.
    Lois Griffin: Peter! You're bribing your daughter with a car?
    Peter Griffin: Ah, c'mon, Lois, isn't 'bribe' just another word for 'love'?

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    those sound expensive.

    Does anyone know of a good garage in manchester or leigh.

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