[Biturbos4] White smoke

Tuan Nguyen Tuan at grdtuning.com
Mon Jan 26 10:27:46 PST 2009

Sounds like you have a case of blown turbos.



From: biturbos4-bounces at www.audifans.com [biturbos4-bounces at www.audifans.com] On Behalf Of Aurangzeb M. Agha [ama at mltp.com]
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2009 12:22 PM
To: Grant Lenahan
Cc: Bi-Turbo Audi S4 Audi Fan Group; ama-list at mltp.com
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] White smoke

Hi Grant -- *Definately* not steam!  It lingers (and smells like something

And, as I accelerated down a street after getting off the freeway, left a
trail of smoke that made some of the cards 50+ yards back impossible to
see clearly in the rear-view mirror.


On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Grant Lenahan wrote:

:White smoke?  Do you mean steam?  Does it dissipate or linger?
:If its steam, it is either condensation boiling off ( hope this is true) or
:water entering the cylinder via either the turbo bearing or the head gasket -
:other places the high pressure typically keeps it OUT under acceleration.
:Incidentally, ELF excellium full-tech NF 5W40 is excellent oil.

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