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Clarky215285 12-13-2013 04:32 AM

Burning Oil?
 
Yesterday I changed my oil after my oil life indicator said 21%. I had Penzoil Platinum Synthetic 5w30. I noticed I only had about 3 quarts of used oil when I had originally put in 5 quarts. I do have a bad thermostat and/or seal thats causing me to drive at 160F in freezing cold temperature. Is this why I'd burn oil? Dirty CAI filter?

Coby7 12-13-2013 07:02 AM

Don't you check your dip stick between Oil changes? It's there for a reason .

Clarky215285 12-13-2013 09:16 PM

No. I never have needed to.


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Coby7 12-14-2013 02:27 AM

You always need too. How else will you know if Oil is going down.

Clarky215285 12-14-2013 05:29 AM

By changing my oil as I said hahaha. Now I have a reason to.


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