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Is there anything I can do to help an Octavia vRS consume less engine oil?

Skoda Octavia vRS gets through a lot of 5w30 engine oil, it's probably every two weeks on average that the dash warns me to check oil level. I'd say around 90% of my driving is in city traffic. There ...
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Can too much space between valves and camshaft cause oil in cylinder?

My 2006 Toyota Tacoma v6 is losing profuse amounts of oil although it runs just fine after adding more. I did a comprehensive overhaul several years ago and tuned the valves (ground them and ...
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New car 10k miles with spark knock detonation. Do my plugs look good?

I have a Ram 2018 Promaster city van I bought brand new with zero miles. At around 4000 miles the van's engine light turned on so I took I to the dealership and they replaced the MAP sensor. At 4500 ...
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Oil draining out shortly after turbo hose detached/broke

My car is a VW Golf 5 1.9 TDI (77 kw), year 2005. Problem: Turbo hose broke Yesterday while driving on the highway with a speed of around 130-140 km/h I noticed a sound from the engine which was ...
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2005 Chevrolet 5.3 using a lot of oil

My 2005 Suburban is using about a quart every 500 miles. I don't see any smoke or leaks. It has a 5.3. Any thoughts?
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High Oil consumption in my BMW x3 - 2014 - (F25) 2L Diesel engine

i have recently got my BMW x3 with 41,000 km on it after running for some time it asked for a oil 1L oil topup so i called BMW dealership and they asked me to get a castrol 5w30 and top it up and i ...
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Sudden Oil consumption increase

There is increased oil consumption in a 2009 chrysler 300c that has the 5.7 Hemi motor .There are no oil stains on the garage floor .There is an apparent fuel consumption increase which we ...
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Tracking Down Excess Crankcase Pressure

So a problem I've been putting off dealing with for a long time is the excess crankcase pressure in my 99 Nissan Almera 1.6L. You can see here in the air box the results of this excess pressure: ...
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Engine started to consume oil

My engine used to leak due to seal fail 6 months ago. it was a problem caused by over level oil. Now all leaks are fixed but there is still a gradual oil consumption over mileage. For the last 3 ...
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engine consuming oil and performance?

Can a car engine begin to burn oil with no noticeable performance or fuel consumption difference / or noticeable white smoke out from the exhaust? Assuming it loses about 800-900 ml per 1000 km. I ...
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Very little engine oil

We just lost our engine on a 2012 Hyundai Accent. We never had the engine light come on or any smoke to indicate a low engine oil or leak. But the engine eventually came on and started knocking. We ...
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Maximum allowed oil burning of Mercedes W203

I have a Mercedes W203 180 Kompressor car. My question is what is the maximum allowed oil burning of this car per 1000km?
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Using too much oil between oil changes

04 Econoline 5.4 v8 using 2-3 quarts between oil changes calls for 5w-20 would using a thicker oil slow this down no leaks or noticeable smoke have been using high milage oil for the last 15.000 miles....
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2012 BMW X5 50i high engine oil consumption

I have my BMW X5 50i consuming a lot of engine oil. Observed black and wet dripping oil with thick smoke through exhausted.
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