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Jeep burning a lot of oil

My 2002 Liberty is burning a lot of oil. On my last oil change (7/22/09) the guy put 5 qts in there and 9/1/09 I had to put 3 more qts. I can never go 3,000 before I change my oil. My Jeep runs out of oil before then.

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  • al simone Apr 27, 2012

    There's a problem. and it needs to be attended to. . I will assume that this has a few miles on it. I hope anyway. Many things can cause this. If this is under 200,000 miles then it could be an intake gasket leaking and letting oil get sucked in through the valley. It could be a head gasket leaking / seeping oil into cylinders and burning it. Worn valve seals or piston rings can do the same. but usually in a very high milage motor ( unless this has not been maintained properly )
    This is not easy to isolate or locate. since it is a minor leak over time. Most mechanics will advise you to replace or rebuild your motor. You could try a few things but without promise of solving the problem. sorry

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Jeep was burning oil the last few days, now will not start

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Not a solution, sorry. But I run a Goodyear store in San Antonio Texas. Liberty's are problomatic. We have an 02 that doesnt leak oil, do seem to be smoking out of the tailpipe, hot or cold run. Initial morning start , no plumes of smoke. Yet the car magicaly consumes three courts of oil every 1 1/2 weeks. I know the solution is out there. If you've encountered this . . . . please call me at 210-533-3388

Sincerly, Joe Richard. Manager

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  • Peter Jul 23, 2013

    Did you find out why it was consuming the oil?

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Check for a leak, if no leak add a can of restorer every oil change.

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