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1997 Honda Odyssey Question: Using excess oil



Dennis J, Rochester, MI, October 11, 2009, 20:56

My 1997 Honda Odyssey has been burning oil; have 157K miles on the car. Over the last 8-9 months have used approx. 3 quarts of oil. Recently replaced the PCV value, no oil leaks, no unusual exhaust smoke. The car runs great and would like to keep it for another 1-2 years, but concerned about it using this additional oil. How serious is this? thks

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    October 11, 2009, 21:43

    You may need to get your engine rebuilt to stop the burning oil problem before you do this i would try to use a oil treatment to try to stop the oil burning sometimes it works with 157k i would not be usual for the head gasket to need service.

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