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low oil problem

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by zap45, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. zap45

    zap45 New Member

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    for some reason i engine is low on oil there are not leaks it does not smoke
    so i dont have no idea where the oil is going i have to add some to keep it full could it be a head gasket? any suggestion
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    Compression test the thing. Chances are you are slowly burning it through worn piston rings. trust me you have to be burning a lot of oil to see it out the back while driving. How quickly are you losing oil?
     
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    ya does sound like bad rings listing to him compression test then report back
     
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    ok i do the compression test
     
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