Sludge can build up in the engine because Toyota did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.
Excess Engine Oil Consumptionon Toyota Camry
Average mileage : 78,279 (61,559–95,000)
Engines Affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6
7 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
1999 Toyota Camry- 3.0L V695,000Visitor
still uses lot of oilmore than should
2001 Toyota Camry- 2.2L 4 Cylinder61,559Visitor
engine sludge & smoking
check engine light came on & next day started cutting out. It is intermmitent and at times the...
Two days ago, I discovered an oil leak. Checked the oil and it was still on the full mark. Toda...
After waiting and gambling on the life of my timing belt I finally had it replaced today. It ha...
i just had an oil change and the oil light came on and the car cut off. Returned it to midas a...
oil change done by mistake today, had synthetic oil & regular oil was put in by mistake. Will...