What Causes Excessive Oil Consumption?

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There are several elements that cause excessive oil consumption. Some of this causes include, bad valve seals, worn out valve guides and worn out piston rings. A bad valve seal is the worst because it doesn't control the flow of oil which in turn flows down and burns.
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First thing to check is the pcv valve.
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1. A good place to start is to check for a loose oil drain plug, sometimes whomever changed the oil last could have become distracted for whatever reason and may not have tightened
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Dirty air filter bad plugs low tire presure bad plug wires bad O2 sensor(major contributer) Aftermarket parts can improve your feul economy ie: intake, exaust, plugs, wires, coil
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Canada doesn't have one in any meaningful sense of the word. It's likely that there is something that someone could point at if asked, but in reality, Canada is a fossil fuel economy
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