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Oil problem my accord is burning oil very quickly. i not noticing any oil on the ground. so i don't think its a leak. but i'm always needing to add a 2 or more quarts. any suggestions. thanks annoyed

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  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    LOOSING OIL AND DO NOT NO WHERE IT IS COMING FROM

  • brandi0829 Mar 03, 2009

    My 92 Honda Accord Ex pouring smoke at idle, running down road smoke goes away, compression in cylinders tested 200-210 all 4, is it cylinder problem or head problem. I was told cylinders have a tendency to cone allowing oil to go past the rings.

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Turn your car on, check for smoke coming from your exhaust pipe, it should be white, if so let me know

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