1994 NISSAN SENTRA ENGINE OIL

  • Tiny
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  • 1994 NISSAN SENTRA

Engine Performance problem
1994 Nissan Sentra 4 cyl Automatic 207500 miles

My sentra has been using up alot of oil latley. I use it to go to work everyday about 30 min away. I go up and down a mountain to and from work. I usuall put valvoline 5-30 engine oil. And I do the oil change frequently. I resently had all the hoses and and selents replaced. The oil was using up quickly before and after the work was done. I trust the mechanic and he gaurantees me his work, I take in the car when it needs anything to him and I am always satisfies. Might I be using the wrong oil? Thanks

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 AT 9:26 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Rasmataz
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If its not leaking physically-have him do a compression check both dry and wet tests

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 AT 9:44 PM
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Was the valve cover removed prior to the oil use?

I have that trouble with my 91, it all started after replacing the valve cover seal.

My thread is here.
http://www.2carpros.com/forum/here-vp532842.html#532842

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Saturday, April 18th, 2009 AT 5:24 PM

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