WHAT'S THE PROBABLE CAUSE OF ENGINE USING OIL (NO EXTERNAL LEAKS). APPROX. ONE QUART EVERY 500 MILES

  • Tiny
  • jscarville
  • 1999 Subaru Forester
  • 145,000 miles

Vehicle purchased new and properly maintained; started using oil approx. Three years ago; other techs indicate this year engine has known problems with so called "blow by".

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 AT 1:16 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Have the engine compression check to determine if its rings/valves/cylinder wear

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Saturday, December 10th, 2011 AT 1:25 AM

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