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If you checked the oil when the engine was hot and followed the practice of dipping, wiping, then dipping again after the engine was off for a few minutes then you have an accurate reading and it looks like you are definitely losing oil. If you aren't being consistent then you may have inaccurate readings and you should test consistently before making any ...


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kitty litter/oil dry, then dawn dish soap. Scrub, then rinse and repeat using a shop vac.


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A product you can buy at auto parts stores called "oil dry" will soak up oil from concrete etc. within a few hours even if it's been there a couple of days soaking in. It usually comes in 25 pound bags so you can substitute cat litter (essentially the same thing, granules of dry clay). I'd try that for one or two applications for 12 hours each, ...


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You're probably right. Have the car inspected by another mechanic, verifying in writing that there are no oil leaks. Sue the oil change shop in your county's small claims court, telling the judge just what you've told us in your post. Sounds to me like you'll be awarded half the cost of an engine replacement. If, after inspecting the engine, oil is ...


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