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White smoke from my Boxster exhaust??

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I think that several people have talked about this on the site. I had a 99 boxster and got a puff of white smoke infrequently (i.e. 1-2x per month). I think that this is also discussed on Pete's Boxster board (another good resource for Boxsters)

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As long as it only lasts for a minute it is supposed to be normal with Boxer engines. Something about the oil not draining away fully due to the horizontal cylinders - it gets burned off on start up causing te smaoke.

Mine does this - if I stop and start the car a few times without driving much I get a few puffs of smoke. Took it to an OPC who said its normal.

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Yes, I heard that as well but it just didn't sound right. Quite a strange flaw... The part I was concerned with is that it seems to happen more often now and my engine light came on. I hate that **** light! Anyone in the San Mateo or bay area have a reader to read the code?? I just dread going to the "stealer". :help:

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My car is also having the smoke at start up. Check for my post since I recieved great tip from (the guru).

I do have the reader (not from porsche) and it works on my 97.

I can plug into your car and see that the error code. I work in San Mateo so we can meet during the weekday to have this done.


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I know what you meant :-). But zee here meant ...zzzzzzz or zoom ..zoom.

I also like the 350Z myself. I did not realized (it sounds like the ..other word) until the username was created.

Hope, this can clear out your curiosity.



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