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 Dennis
Using excess oil on 1997 Honda Odyssey
by Dennis J in Rochester, MI on October 11, 2009
ANSWER by sinautoscan.com on October 11, 2009
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.