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Old 05-31-2005, 08:01 PM
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Wink burning about 1 quart of oil every 2000 miles, is this normal???

I was just curious about how much oil our vq's burn through......i've been going through about 1 quart every 2000 miles.....just wondering if any1 else has experienced the same My father said it's normal.......but wanted to get 2nd opinion
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Mine doesnt burn any.
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Mine doesnt burn any.
I don't see any smoke or anything like that.......i drive quite a bit about 800-1000 miles a week
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My Ford Ranger with 180K miles on it doesn't even do that. WOW, that can't be good.
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I had my father check my car with a gynesis and everything checks out fine......no leaks all my fluids look clean....no colored exhaust smoke....just seems a lil excessive....now that i think of it, last summer it was doing the same.....could it be heat maybe?? thanx for the infoI'm gonna have it all checked when i get my cams installed next month.....fingers crossed
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Did you ever have the p0420 code? I had that code and had to have my stock headers replaced on my 03...then ended up having to replace my engine (under warranty) because they did a oil consumption test and I was burning about the same as you.
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Some old school V8's like the 302 burn some oil (mine burned a quart every 3-5000) but your engine shouldn't be. I'd say there's a problem.
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ive heard it being normal in the 2.5 but the 3.5 shouldnt do that....
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a little is alright. but a quart is too much. I will say leak somewhere.
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