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From Consumer Reports: "Audi, BMW, and Subaru stick firmly to the statement that oil consumption is a normal part of a car’s operation. Subaru considers a quart burned every 1,000 to 1,200 miles to be acceptable. Certain Audi and BMW cars’ standards state that a quart burned every 600 to 700 miles is reasonable." You're using a quart every 2,000 ...


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Is the motor actually leaking oil? Does it leave drips and puddles on the ground? If it isn't leaking or burning oil (caused by worn rings and/or valve guides, and there'd be blue/white smoke from the tailpipe), I'll observe that while one quart used every 2K miles is more than no consumption, it is far far from excessive. If that's all the car is doing, I ...


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