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2008 Dodge Avenger Question: oil consumption 3-4 quarts every oil chang. Any solutions?



helmworld, 3.5L V6, Saint Paul, MN, September 25, 2010, 13:55

2008 dodge avenger burns 3-4 quarts of oil,has 42000 miles on it

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    September 30, 2010, 17:21

    Industry standards for engine oil consumption on vehicles with less than 50K mile is 1 quart per 1000 miles. Vehicle over 50K are 1 quart per 750 miles. This is not to say your vehicle will use this much oil, it is a guideline for what is considered "normal". Other things must be taken into consideration such as oil leaks and wear on internal components such as valve guide seals. Note: All vehicle owners manuals advice to check your engine oil everytime you fill the fuel tank.

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