My 2.7L billows thick white clouds of smoke,smells like oil,not coolant whats up on 2001 Porsche Boxster

It has 77K with manual trans.Seams to run ok but can't drive it,the is blinding.

by in Parkville, MD on September 10, 2012
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ANSWER by , November 01, 2013
Get it to the shop NOW & have your oil seperator replaced! I was told,.."had u not stopped immediately when the check engine light came on You could have caused MAJOR ENGINE Damage! I saw a post where someone paid $2500 for the Same work , that I was charged $789 for by a PORSCHE dealership in Atlanta! The part is only $100 $ rest for labor! I found a video on the web "How to DIY" & it REALLY didn't look like so much work! It's not like u have to take the engine apart to get to it! BUT!!! I'm a woman & this is a "MANS JOB!".. Kinda like a man leaves "mopping&dusting" to a WOMAN!!! ha!..just sayin!...GOOD LUCK! Sign me,.."Been THERE&..SO GLAD I didn't Blow my engine!!!" ;)
COMMENT by , November 02, 2013
Yep,thats what problem was.Paid a similar amount to local Porsch shop.Thanks for your reply
ANSWER by , September 10, 2012
COMMENT by , September 11, 2012
Is that the same as acompression test?Thanks
COMMENT by , September 11, 2012
no its a diff test