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Car has 103000 miles,after short periods of idling, the car burns oil briefly upon acceleration, uses about a quart every 900 miles

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Check pcv system for pcv valve plugging. and replace it and any bad hoses. this may help a bit, if the valve rattles its ok. if not replace it.

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