Close
QUESTIONS

RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: burn engine oil. on 2002 Nissan Altima

Rookie cbe0621eac06868b3efe0d8d1d3611e23c60d3114864ea2ec19a68cfbd3eebab
burning engine oil
No car image 94a1663db56199c5353592009e34aaa51078a2469bed068bb8d6f0ba43accf97
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
The piston rings could be stuck in the pistons and allowing oil to get past the pistons into the combustion chamber if the engine has been running on dirty oil for a long time or if the engine has been overheated. It's possible the valve guide seals are worn out also. If your oil is very dirty or old it may burn more oil than it should.
Didn't find what you were looking for?