Porsche Boxster Porsche's smallest and least expensive sports car model,the Boxster is a convertible sports car released in late 1996.

wining and white cloud issue

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Old 03-16-2009, 05:28 PM
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so i have a 98 boxster 2.5 and for some reason its making this wining sound when i start it up. im thinking maybe to do with the belts and also shoots out a cloud of white smoke every time i start it up. any one know what the reason for this?
 
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Old 03-16-2009, 09:53 PM
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A brief cloud of smoke on start up is normal for a horizontal engine, as oil leaks past the vales and into the combustion chamber when it sits. On start up, that oil instantly burns off, and creates a small puff of smoke. If it smokes for more than 15 seconds or so, then likely your oil air seperator is bad.

Whining could be the belt.
 
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