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2006 Subaru Outback Question: oil down quart n half a month

 

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bilu, Delray Beach, FL, November 05, 2012, 12:39
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recently had timing belt n water pump replaced wher is oil going no leaks have 111,400 miles can it b burning this fast ot is a seal leaking inside where they replaced timing belt

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12984 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 05, 2012, 13:01
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    its normal for higher mileage eng to use 1/2 per 1k miles of driving. this maybe ok per dealer spec's

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    bilu, November 07, 2012, 05:50
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    dealership says cause of oil burning is the catylitic conveter this true? also do i need a ct conv. emisions n all i live in fla

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    globalhelper, November 07, 2012, 06:44
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    catt can only burn oil if oil gets there from eng. you have an eng problem for sure

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    ziptie12 November 07, 2012, 08:42
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    Poss. headgasket (external) leaking oil onto exhaust and burning it off that way. Globalhelper is correctfor internal issue(s). Maybe get references to another shop and have a second look.

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