MY CAR HAS A VERY HIGH CONSUMPTION OF ENGINE OIL APPROX. 1L FOR 100 KM, AND WHITE SMOG IN EXHAUST...

  • Tiny
  • flori1980
  • 1997 Mercedes Benz C180
  • 90,000 miles

Last month I have change the piston rings for this reason and the consumption of engine oil exist

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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 6:32 AM

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  • mhpautos
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What type of oil are you using mineral or synth? And did you give the bores a good hone out to break up any glazing? I am wondering if you fitted the oil control rings correctly that is a lot of oil to be using.

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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 7:51 AM
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THANK YOU MHPAUTOS. I HAVE FILLED THE ENGINE WITH SAE 5W40 FULL-SYNTHETIC OIL.I THINK THE MECHANIC FITTED THE RINGS CORRECTLY.

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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 8:52 AM
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Run in with mineral oil, 10W-40 that should help

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Friday, April 27th, 2012 AT 9:45 AM
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Thanks again, but for how long should I keep this type of oil?

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Saturday, April 28th, 2012 AT 6:14 AM
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First 5,000kms and see how the oil consumption is, synth oil will not bed in the engine.

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Saturday, April 28th, 2012 AT 3:28 PM

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