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Similiar prblem with my F-150 Super Crew.

2001 5.4L Super Crew. Burns 1-2 quarts every 3-5,000 miles. Truck only has 70,000 miles. Has burned oil since 30,000 miles. Great truck, but typical for American made trucks.

I would like to continue supporting the American auto industry, but I just can't afford it anymore. Too bad, aside from the engine burning oil, a clunking in the front end, vibration under the dash, it's a great truck.

I guess I'm going to keep it, no sense selling it for nothing.

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I would go with a cylinder leak down test. Sounds like bad rings, if the valve seals are good. Personally, I would have parked it At 30,000 and figured it out. Got to carboned up good by now and don't know how you could ever pass inspection unless your in a state that doesn't do emission testing. Did you check mfg bulletins? What's with the clunking any ideas?

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