[s-cars] Smoke at startup
aaront at cox-internet.com
Wed Mar 3 23:47:31 EST 2004
Now you have us curious - why did you take off the RS goodies?
Just cause a little smoke or more serious reliability concerns?
>My 95 avant started to do a similar thing late summer. I noticed it mostly
>with A/C running at idle (high vacuum). This happened mostly after high
>boost runs (car was full RS2 less cam). I have taken the RS2 goods off the
>car since then, and now no smoke whatsoever. Have you checked compression or
>done a leak down test?
>95 S6 NON RS2 Avant
>>I just noticed that my '95.5 S6 smokes pretty badly just after startup, when
>>the engine is warm. I have not noticed it when the engine is cold.
>>If I start the car and let it idle it will begin to smoke quite a bit. If I
>>drive off I see no smoke, and then if I come to a stop I see no further
>>I'd tell you whether it's blue or white smoke, but I'm not sure as I'm color
>>Any thoughts on what it could be? Leaky fuel injector? Oil getting past the
>>valve guides or rings while the car is sitting?
>>'95.5 S6 avant (Bilstein/Eibach/Euros/HID/BIRA S3)
>>'96 A6 quattro avant (Euros)
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