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Old 05-23-2019, 01:21 PM   #1
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losing oil

hey i'm new to this site and looking for help with my 07" losing oil, about a half quart a week and it's really black.changed oil twice this month. i checked the oil presure switch, there's no oil under the car, i powered washed and brake cleaned the under carrige. crank case check valve good, i'm getting a decent amount of vac from the oil filler tube.. there's no oil in the intake,it's not smoking but there's a fair amount of soot on the exhaust tip.i use 10w30 syn.
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Old 06-05-2019, 02:23 PM   #2
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hey i'm new to this site and looking for help with my 07" losing oil, about a half quart a week and it's really black.changed oil twice this month. i checked the oil presure switch, there's no oil under the car, i powered washed and brake cleaned the under carrige. crank case check valve good, i'm getting a decent amount of vac from the oil filler tube.. there's no oil in the intake,it's not smoking but there's a fair amount of soot on the exhaust tip.i use 10w30 syn.
It sounds like your rings might be leaking. A compression check should determine if that is so. It could also be valve seals but you don’t have the puff of smoke on startup. YouTube proper procedures for testing for both.
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