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Exessive oil consumption

Hi there,

I have SE with 120k and I noticed that at 100k the oil consumption is very high

after the change of oil & oil filter @ 2,500 mile only 1/4 is there.

Thanks

Hakeem Taruti

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  • tarouti Aug 21, 2008

    Thanks a lot for trying but I thing I am going to need to rebuild the engine.


  • kzrider Jan 10, 2009

    I have same problem. 2002 pathfindr w/77.000 miles.I have been told the right valve cover is poorly designed. The valve cover plugs up and the PCV valve starts sucking oil. I have changed the valve cover to a newly designed one. It is a bit to early to give conclusive results. I was using a Qt. of oil every 600 miles. I drove 200 miles yesterday and the oil is still exactly on full, so I am hopeful I have solved the problem

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I have a 2004 pathy-same car.All paths push oil past the lifters-does not burn oil.I have to add about 1-1/2 quarts in between 3,000 mile oil changes.I check the oil when I gas up and add as needed.Hope this was helpful.

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