Oil is burning in 1996 Buick Riviera

Tiny
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I have a Buick Riveria, 1996, with 140,000. Oild is changed every 3,000 miles religiously. Burning oil. Not losing oil. Every 1,000 or so miles, I am a quart low. Occasionally, you can smell the oil burning. What is the issue?

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006 AT 3:12 PM

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Tiny
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Check for external oil leaks, repair as needed to recheck, if the problem continues you may have a broken piston oil control ring.

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Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006 AT 3:58 PM

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