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If you have been using this "Hi Performance" air filter for a long time it may have very well caused you car to start burning oil. Some of these filters really don't do much of a job of filtering as their whole purpose is to allow larger air flow into the engine which can only be accomplished with less filtering. You have probably allowed too much grit into ...


An air filter that is severely restricting air flow can increase oil use. It is not common. If the air filter is restricted enough a low pressure condition is set up in the intake tube and PCV system. Oil is pulled from the upper valve cover oil/air separator cavities through the PCV fresh air hose into the intake tube. If this is happening there will be ...


To my knowledge there is no way an aftermarket air filter will cause you to burn oil.

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