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I too had what seemed to be an oil consumption problem just before crossing the 100k mark. On a routine visit to dealership (I think for a belt change) the dealership called and said the oil was very low (more than down a quart).
We did an oil consumption test over 500 miles and level was normal. And no drastic drop in oil levels since that incindent. I'm now at 141k and consume about a quart every 3000 miles or so. Except for a few changes with regular dino years back, I always use Mobil 1 5W-30.
If you wind up with a new engine to add to your new tranny - I would keep the car.
2006 SE-R/AT. Racingline FSB, Grounding kit, Nismo CAI, DW65c fuel pump, UpRev Osiris Tuner, Sachs SuperTouring struts/shocks, SL springs front/SER springs rear, Optima Battery relocation to trunk, 18" Maxima rims, DrawTite hitch, Yakima Highlite rack, Kumho LX Platinum, Custom foil+ensolite 1lb/sqft sound deadening, 40% 3M tint
What's playing on my Bose? The Smashing Pumpkins - Gish
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