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Thu Sep 18

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U893 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 3:03 PM

Re: Oil consumption

ToddTruby,

>Also longer intervals between oil changes exaggerate the effects and rather than checking and topping off oil periodically, consumers wait until the light comes on and sound the alarms.

EXACTLY what happened. Last [more]

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U893 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 2:57 PM

Re: Oil consumption

Milligram46,

>My snark above with, there is the problem, is VWs aren't exactly reliable (someone will insert outrage at this comment here) and their propensity to eat ignition coils, have electrical issues, and burn oil is rather well [more]

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U893 replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 2:38 PM

Re: Oil consumption

Thanks all,

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There is on oil in the coolant and no coolant in the oil.

Using flashlight and mirror I see no leaks on bottom of engine. None. It is completely dry.

> follow behind in another car and look at the [more]

Wed Sep 17

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U893 posted to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 5:01 PM

Oil consumption

About ten months ago DWs 2007 VW EOS 2.0L turbo-charged started consuming oil at a quart (of synthetic) every 1,600 miles. The car has 84,000 miles. Car was purchased used in 2010 and consumed very little oil until about 10 months ago

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