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400ci sb using a quart of oil every 50/60 miles

I bought a 62 bel air with a 400ci sb stroked to a 409 they told me. I have taken it to car shows the last 3 weekends less than 100 miles round trip. After returning home I check the oil after cool ...
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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.