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    Vehicle : Vectra

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    Year : 2002

    Default Is my Vectra the Only one doing THIS!!!

    my 2.2 sri petrol seems to SWALLOW oil. i must be putting in like 5ltrs in 4 weeks, its had a service and new oil and filters. is anyone else's like this or is there something i'm doing wrong?

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    5 litres suggest there is something wrong i would make it a priority to get it checked for leaks etc.

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    Are you getting any blue smoke?

    That is a lot of oil to be going through.
    If it hasnt got an obvious leak. Need to get it checked.
    Could be valve stem seals. Or piston rings

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    Vehicle : Jaguar XF 3.0D V6

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    Using or losing it?

    How many miles do you do in that time?

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    I would get it checked out a quick time!

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    That's not good mate

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    If it was leaking that much oil you would have enviromental health on your case by now! it must be using it which isnt good, either piston rings or valve stem oil seals.

    I used to have a fiesta that went through a litre a week, turned out to be piston rings on no 3 cylinder, got shot as couldn't be arsed fixing it

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    Is the sump plug still there?

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    my mate had a astra he to was putting oil in the engine all the time turned out to be
    piston rings in one of the cylinders it was a bit to fix so he never mended it traded it in

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    they can use as much as 1 litre per 1000 miles when using full synthetic I changed to semi synthetic and it hardly used any in 1000 miles don't know why semi synthetic used less

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