2000 Other Chevrolet Models oil level

Tiny
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  • 2000 CHEVROLET
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
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  • 145,000 MILES
2000 chev prizm loses oil @1 quart per week. No signs of leakage or burning. I do drive @125 miles per day to and from work. Any ideas of what could be happening?
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Sunday, January 11th, 2009 AT 3:00 PM

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Tiny
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Wow, 125 miles!

If there are no apparent leaks, then it is burning it, you may not be able to see it.

Have a compression test performed to test rings, otherwise could be valve stem seals need to be replaced.
Do you notice any blue smoke on initial startup in morning for a few seconds? This would indicate valve stem seals.
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Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 AT 10:34 AM

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