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06-12-2012, 10:02 AM
x5 2004 leaking white smoke for short while then stops, does it once in while cant figure it out. running coolant test on it today.

06-12-2012, 11:20 AM
Leaky gasket.
You in the wrong forum, btw.

06-12-2012, 03:42 PM
You have a gasket leaking coolant into the combustion chamber. Leaking head gaskets often go away with temperature variances. It's not something you want to let go though. A coolant pressure test generally reveals problems like this.