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So I have a 1997 toyota tercel and its burning oil like crazy you can fill the car with oil drive 30 miles and the oils half gone what is going on?

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Leak or engine problem. Get a mechanic to fix it. Not quite a DIY project.

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if the car gives white smoke, you may have wornout piston rings

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hi, the main cause of major oil consumption is due to cylinder wall deterioration. this is caused be bad piston ring sets that tend to chip of tiny pieces of the cylinder walls over a long period of time. this will start to show in engines with high millage. this will also lead to compression loss as well if it is not fixed soon.

To fix this issue within the cylinder walls, they will have to be machined and a new set of piston rings will have to be fitted around each affected piston. this will stop the oil from leaking into the combustion chamber and it will restore the compression rate as well.


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SOURCE: oil capacity

The mitchell automotive manual says if changing your filter, 4.5 quarts. Without filter, 4.0 quarts.

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Check out this thread and take your Caddy for a couple of Wide Open Throttle runs on the Interstate. Clears out the carbon buildup on the rings that is causing oil blowby.

http://townhall-talk.edmunds.com/direct/view/.f1078f6/0

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You can try a special additive like RESTORE or something but usually this has to do with the piston rings, and the only way to fix it is an rebuilding the upper part of the engine. How many miles are on the car and how long have you had this problem? It would need repair or replacement. Usually replacement with a used engine is about the same or less then fixing the current engine.
Thank you,
Lee

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