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 Consumption on Toyota Camry
Average mileage: 78,279 (61,559–95,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 3.0L V6
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1999 Toyota Camry- 3.0L V695,000Visitor
still uses lot of oilmore than should
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