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Old 11-23-2014, 10:22 PM   #1
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Exclamation White smoke from turbo area

I was leaving a stop light and all of a sudden I saw a cloud of smoke following me.. so when I got home which was about 1/4 mile I parked and left the car running and the smoke comes from behind the turbo area and looks like oil is running down the downpipe which is causing the smoke..

I can't pinpoint the area of where the oil is coming from because when it's running you can see the spray of oil mist but I can't for sure say where the leak is coming from..

Anyone have this happen before?
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Old 11-24-2014, 08:41 AM   #2
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Old 11-24-2014, 10:52 AM   #3
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It's the oil return line.. do you know the size of the hose? Must of been dripping for awhile.
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Old 11-24-2014, 02:27 PM   #4
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No clue, maybe someone else will chime in.
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Old 11-24-2014, 02:30 PM   #5
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Don't have time to wait for a part to come in I'm going to see if it's a 5/8" hose
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