Light grey… darker grey… blue grey or just plain old grey. Name any of the fifty shades of grey but be sure not to get too excited about it… When it comes to exhaust smoke, grey is anything but sexy. Nor is it romantic or worthy of a trilogy written about it. Any shade of grey exhaust smoke means trouble and it should be dealt with sooner than later.

Like blue exhaust smoke, grey smoke may also indicate burning oil, or a faulty turbocharger caused by access oil consumption. Grey exhaust smoke may be caused by transmission fluid getting burned in the engine. A defective transmission vacuum modulator might be causing havoc. Another possibility may be a jammed PCV valve causing emissions to build up in the combustion chamber leading to high pressure that may in return lead to oil leaks. One thing may lead to another and you may have to replace the spark plugs or turbo charger as a result of oil leaks.

Many of the problems are easily fixed and relatively inexpensive leaving you with no excuse to get it fixed as soon as possible.

Call our workshop today to book your vehicle for a professional diagnostics to determine the exact point of origin when it comes to faults in your car. Knowing precisely what is wrong with it may save you loads on further repairs when a small manageable problem escalates to something really costly.

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