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2000 hyundai accent 1.5 uses about 1 quart of oil per 200 miles, no smoke visible. Is there some kind of oil seperator that might be causing this or is it valve seals and maybe rings? thanks

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Check for leaks around the engine which is a sign that the seal may be faulty and needs replacement. Check also if there is oil in the coolant, that could also be a sign that an oil seal is broken.

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does tail pipe end smoke? , (end) first start, not steam,but oil smoke)?
only cold, ignore it.
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if it loves toSMOKE , going down a hill fast?, and with foot off throttle
(high vacuum) and you look in rear view mirror and it's smoking
yes, that is valve seals bad, $10 in parts.
ask someone to follow you, and look for smoke, (easy,huh?)

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I just had the engine rebuilt on my 2002 hyundai accent. it is using a quart of oil every 4 or5 days .or around every 300 miles. it is not leakingit, and there is no billowing cloud of smoke. there is...


Let it break in,Some engine rebuilders use diffarent tolerances.Just keep it to the full line and when you change the oil the first time check it for anything out of the ordinary.You may want to try a differant oil all together.What oil is in it now?What weight/brand of oil?

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My 2001 hyundai accent uses a lot of oil though there are no sign of leaks or smoke.


what do you consider a "lot" of oil? some use of oil is normal. 1 to 2 quarts between oil changes is normal for an older vehicle.

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Using 1 quart a mth. no visible leakage. i can tell when it starts getting low by how it runs. live in mx. 110 /87% humidity. is this normal usage? i never had to put in extra oil and get it changed every...


One quart per month is a bit more than I'd expect but you didn't mention how many miles you drive during that month.If you live where the ambient temps are very warm, it may help to use a good synthetic. Synthetic oils do not burn off or break down chemically as fast as conventional oils do. I'd use a 20w40 grade.
Depending on the miles you've driven you shouldn't have excessive ring wear but the valve stem seals may have dried out and cracked. If the usage remains constant and there is no smoking etc, you could either leave it alone or have new seals installed.
Average driving is approximately 1,000 miles per month so when figuring consumption, use that as a baseline. One quart per 1,000 miles in very hot conditions is a bit high....I'd expect to see 1/2 qt or slightly less. One odd thing though is that generally, especially in an engine that holds six quarts to begin with, at five quarts, the engine should not feel any different!!!
Also.....you use miles to determine oil change intervals. Oil is best changed at between 3K and 4K miles. Only way you use the 3month method is if you don't use it much. (you can run most good synthetics longer than that)

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check pcv system for pcv valve plugging. and replace it and any bad hoses. this may help a bit, if the valve rattles its ok. if not replace it.

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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.

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