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I have a 1998 gmc savana va with 236,590 miles on it and its useing 1 quart of oil a week, whatbcauses it to use so much

1998 gmc savana with 236,590 miles on it why is it using a quart of oil a week

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I hope its not burning that much oil, have you looked for any signs of a serious oil leak on the ground where the vehicle is parked?

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