HELLO WHY IS MY CAR HEAVY ON OIL I TOP UP EVERY ...

2007 BMW 320i

Tiny

siphiwe

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:35 AM

Hello why is my car heavy on oil, I top up every now and then what could be the cause

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Tiny

ASEMaster6371

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:37 AM

Heavy on oil? Please explain the exact issue.

Roy

Tiny

siphiwe

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:40 AM

Sometime when I pull off I see a white puff of smoke coming out from the car

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:45 AM

Puff, could be rings or valve seals considering the mileage

white could be coolant burning as well.

Roy

Tiny

siphiwe

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:50 AM

K but everyrtime I see the white smoke I have to top up my oil, as for rings and vavle seals do you think they need to be changed?

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

October, 31, 2012 AT 11:58 AM

With the mileage? It is up to you. Using a quart in 1000 miles is average.

Roy

Tiny

siphiwe

October, 31, 2012 AT 12:16 PM

Thanks I will monitor this very close another thing I noticed everytime I drive the car at 140km I have to top up the next day I dont normally drive more than 120km

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

October, 31, 2012 AT 12:47 PM

Age and wear.

Roy

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