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loosing oil to fast

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Old 04-01-2007, 10:00 AM
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i did an oil change last week, everything was done right, i checked my oil the other day and it was GONE so i threw in more oil, everything was fine the next day oil was gone again...ive been through 4-5 quarts in a matter of about 4days, what is causing me to loose oil that fast i have NO LEAKS, at all,i heard valve seals...and piston rings, what else could cause me to burn oil too fast?
 
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Old 04-01-2007, 10:09 AM
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are you sure your drain bolt is still in the pan and tight? also make sure your oil filter is on tight and you didnt double gasket it.

is there any visible oil left on the ground when you move the car?
 
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Old 04-01-2007, 10:12 AM
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no visible oil....everything is in good and tight, nothing missing
 
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Motor might be dead, go to autozone and have a compression test done.
 
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Old 04-01-2007, 12:36 PM
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does it smoke realllllllllllllly bad when you drive it at all

blue smoke if at all?

also look at the underside of the car.. like back behind the engine bay on the underside.. if there's oil like sprayed all over underthere you've got a deffinate leak
 
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Old 04-01-2007, 01:07 PM
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no spray i did forget to throw that in, it smokes blue smoke, then when i get on it i look back and cant see behind me there's so much smoke, so doesnt that mean piston ring? valve seal? both or even more then just those 2?
 
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You won't know without testing it.
 
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sounds like ring lands to me.

but get a compressoin test and leakdown test and see what it comes up with
 
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