what would makeDetroit Diesel use oil excessively
The numerous engine working parts on a Detroit Diesel explain why the truck uses oil excessively. It has a four cycle engine as well as extra exhaust valves. However, the extra working parts are advantageous because they increase efficiency.
its a diesel
it is a known fact that Detroit engines use oil, and often leak small amounts of oil
i used to drive a truck with a 692 detroi t it used a gallon of oil a day. i would drive 300 to 500 miles.