2006 Toyota Rav4 oil consumption

Tiny
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2006 Toyota Rav4 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 105600 miles

I just wrote in asking about high oil comsumption, and I am using 10W20 weight. Why do you think it is burning this much oil, and what is the advantage of using synth oil?

Thanks again

Jill
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Tuesday, May 11th, 2010 AT 4:14 PM

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Tiny
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Oil consumption can mean many things, are you getting any smoke from the tailpipe(exhaust) blue smoke?
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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 AT 3:03 PM
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No, there is no blue smoke or leakage from undercarriage. I also looked at the engine, and don't see any oil leaking.
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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 AT 3:54 PM
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Why are you using 10w20?
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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 AT 3:56 PM
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My car manual said to use this weight
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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010 AT 3:58 PM

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