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Old 08-14-2018, 07:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Oil slut my jeep is !!

Guys I have a 2008 Jeep Wrangler unlimited that is my daily driver. It has 125,000 miles on it and it uses 1qt of motor oil every 1000 miles. Any advice? Just keep toping it off? Any product additives that would be good to use? Donít really know what to do....???
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Figure out what is happening to the oil.
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If it's not leaking out, the engine is burning it. Could be leaking into the combustion chambers through the valve seals/guides or the rings or cylinder walls may be worn out causing it to seep past. A cylinder leak down test will pinpoint the rings/cylinders if those are the issue, and if those pass the test, it's safe to assume it's in the heads or PVC system somewhere. Good luck and let us know what you find.
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Guys I have a 2008 Jeep Wrangler unlimited that is my daily driver. It has 125,000 miles on it and it uses 1qt of motor oil every 1000 miles. Any advice? Just keep toping it off? Any product additives that would be good to use? Donít really know what to do....???
Just screw a new filter on every third quart.

Does it smoke at all? Does it still run good? If it runs good and doesn't smoke, keep it topped off and enjoy.

I wouldn't try any of those "mechanic in a can" additives. You can't un-wear-out worn out parts.
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what oil and grade are you using?
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Misleading headline!!!
Youíre lucky to get 100,000 out of the minivan motor!!
Keep topping it off.... prep for LS swap!!!



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1qt per 1000 miles is acceptable for fiat
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Figure out what is happening to the oil.
You're as helpful as flood in a fizzys factory.
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Doesnít leak, doesnít smoke , runs good. 5w-20 Mobil 1 synthetic. Just using oil like crazy! Pulls my RZR
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You're as helpful as flood in a fizzys factory.
Since when has non-hardcore become the noob section?
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Since when has non-hardcore become the noob section?
He just cunted you. Notice he doesn't have any advice?
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Doesnít leak, doesnít smoke , runs good. 5w-20 Mobil 1 synthetic. Just using oil like crazy! Pulls my RZR


I would switch to 10/30.
5/20 was a gas mileage gimmick for the dealers!!!



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Thanks. I thought about trying that to see if it would help any. I feel better about switching to the heavier weight now.
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i'd switch to 10w30 Rotella T5 and see if that helps.

the detergents in this oil will help clean things like the oil control rings and could help reduce consumption
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Since when has non-hardcore become the noob section?
Try reading the forum rules, then follow them.

Ok for now many are still trying to get the forum changed to hardcore/the rest. Whatever happens this new forum is not going to allow the flaming and whining.

So be that as it may no flaming, no whining, answer stuff, or don't post.
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The 3.8l is a pushrod engine, the valve stem seals are fairly easy to replace. Rockauto will have them and some valve cover gaskets, cheap, too.

The older 3.8's and 3.3's used 10w30, should slow consumption down vs 5W20.
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The 3.8l is a pushrod engine, the valve stem seals are fairly easy to replace. Rockauto will have them and some valve cover gaskets, cheap, too.

The older 3.8's and 3.3's used 10w30, should slow consumption down vs 5W20.
Thanks for that info!
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Try reading the forum rules, then follow them.

Ok for now many are still trying to get the forum changed to hardcore/the rest. Whatever happens this new forum is not going to allow the flaming and whining.

So be that as it may no flaming, no whining, answer stuff, or don't post.
Then don't whine about my post and help the guy.
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