Hey guys. Just bought a 2002 5.5 Gen Maxima 6 speed with 108,000 miles back in January and I was wondering how many people are having problems with burning oil? I have only been through one oil change since I got the car and I havent noticed the engine burning oil but I can ocasionally smell it ( just a hint) from the exhaust. Doing research etc. before buying the car this issue seemed like a serious one but apparently it only occurs in about 10% to 15% of the engines. Is this a problem in all VQ35's or just in the Maxima? All comments and insight appreciated!
Owned a 2000 VQ35 Maxima and sold it with 148k with no oil leaks, no burning oil and no other problems, aside from a blown stabilizer link which is nothing. I bought the car with 60k on it.
most likley ,bad valve seals.
Why valve seals? Why not piston rings? or a bad PCV system?
you asked for a opinion .i gave you the best one with the milage,if it were a piston ring you would be blowing smoke out the rear all the time what we call a oil burner,for a bad pcv,you would build up pressure in the engine and blowing seals,like the rear main and others,it would be leaking oil all the time.papa 101.
Your stupidity is moderately amusing at best....101...
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