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    still smoking from under the hood....

    My car has been smoking around the turbo area, I had taken it out, replaced all the copper washers on all the banjo nuts. I also replaced the oil return line itself. And now it is still smoking. When I re-serviced my coolent, and run it under some pressure, let it cool down, and check it, my coolent level is still dropping. It's been about 4 days now. Anyone have any ideas where it might be leaking? Everything around the rad is dry. and everything around the turbo is too. Thank you.

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    Did you burp the system correctly? Burning coolant is an obvious,unmistakeable smell.
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    Yeah I did. It has finally leveled off. But its still smoking. It smells like oil again. I replaced my whole return line and hoses. I'm not sure if its the remaining oil just burning. Any ideas?

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