Exhaust smoke

Asked by Feb 22, 2017 at 09:59 PM about the 2008 MINI Cooper S

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

If I'm stuck in traffic and the car is idle for awhile,
when I accelerate I see whiteish smoke come out. I
know it's not normal but the car runs fine. I've
stayed on top of the maintenance but no one
seems to know the issue. Help!

3 Answers


If the exhaust has a sweet smell to it, then it is a good indication of a bad head gasket.

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Have you fux it because I got the same problem if you can help me


I have a 2007 R56 Mini N14 engine, Same issue. Did any find a fix? Cheers

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