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Old 08-01-2002, 10:55 AM
steve hutson
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I may be way off-base, and expect to be slaughtered or at least be thrown out if I'm wrong, but in my days of BMW 2002 ownership, I discovered that with a bad master cylinder , engine vaccuum was able to suck brake fluid through a one way air valve through the brake booster and into the intake manifold.
Since the valve was on the side of the brake booster, the brake fluid would slosh over in a hard turn and into the valve it went.
The result was periodic extremely dense, white, odorless smoke.
It does'nt take much fluid to produce lots of smoke and as in your case, all other fluid levels were ok.
A shot in the dark.
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