RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: why is mt car using oil on 2008 Volkswagen Passat

Rookie cbe0621eac06868b3efe0d8d1d3611e23c60d3114864ea2ec19a68cfbd3eebab
My car is using oil and there are no signs of external leaks. The dealer replaced the egr valve but it didn't fix the problem. In 4 months it had almost no oil in it. What is causing this? When you have the car running and remove the dip stick or oil cap, it idles rough. Is that normal?
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
first, you need to check your oil on a regular basis.
when the oil cap is removed while running, it will run rough.
i would have a wet and dry compression test done to check the rings.
have the turbo checked as it can be a cause of oil usage.

Didn't find what you were looking for?