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Old 07-17-2007, 03:31 PM   #1
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Smoke Problem

I have the occasional smoke problem at start up but this is more serious. I track the car a PCA DE events and sometimes after a hard turn, I get a tremendous puff of blue white smoke from the exhaust. If I run hard enough to get the PSM to kick in, the problem gets worse. I was black flagged once. This has also caused a sensor to fail and I get the check engine light. The car is fine and still runs great even with the light on.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

2003 Boxster S

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Old 07-17-2007, 03:44 PM   #2
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I have the occasional smoke problem at start up but this is more serious. I track the car a PCA DE events and sometimes after a hard turn, I get a tremendous puff of blue white smoke from the exhaust. If I run hard enough to get the PSM to kick in, the problem gets worse. I was black flagged once. This has also caused a sensor to fail and I get the check engine light. The car is fine and still runs great even with the light on.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

2003 Boxster S
When was the last time you had the spark plugs changed? I've seen that color smoke before come after a sparkplug had gone bad. What code did the check engine light give you?
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Old 07-17-2007, 05:13 PM   #3
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