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Oil problem I'm bringing mine in for an oil problem too. Burning way too much oil the last few months. It's a 2007 Eos also. I'm not buying their answers on this one either...They have begun testing mine.

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I haven't heard about this too much on Eos, but your problem is a classic VW issue--a bunch of theirs will burn oil, but not belch blue smoke or leave an oil stain under the car--according to the Car Talk guys it's cause usually can't be discovered and you just have to remember to check oil monthly.

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Be sure you are using the correct motor oil. you must follow the spec in the owners manual, no substitutes, period. if the oil used does not have this spec printed on the bottle thens its not good enough. VW502.00

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