Mechanics

WHATS WRONG WITH MY CAR

2000 All Other Makes All Other Models • 150,000 miles

I am going though a full tank of gas in 2 days driveing 40-50 miles a day and I have to put a curt of oil in ever 2 -3 days it is not leaking out anywhere ans one I had my oil changed they said the had no ideah what was wrong with it it also is blowing out black smoke sometimes it is a 2000 olds mobile intrigue with a v6 ingen
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Lexi mains
September 29, 2012.



Check to see if you have a vacuum leak or a blown intake gasket.

Hmac300
Sep 29, 2012.
The black smoke indicates the engine is running rich and this would mean increased fuel consumption.

The oil loss could be oil being burnt in the cylinders and the black smoke is covering it up.

KHLow2008
Sep 29, 2012.