99 corolla burning or leaking oil

Asked by Nov 09, 2017 at 08:36 PM about the 1999 Toyota Corolla

Question type: General

90k miles. Just bought car. Changed oil. Drove car
350miles . Got to work on third day. Unit was
knocking. Checked oil ... nothing dry?? I keep see
piston problem but 3.5 qt in 350 miles. Help.
Please.  Unit has no oil drips under it .

7 Answers

8,015

what type of oil are you using ? 10W 30 ? 20W 40 ? 0W 10 ?

5w30

305

A clogged PCV valve can cause excessive oil consumption.

Yep gonna change it. Thanks

8,015

you could go with a 10W that would "help" , but that much oil use there has to be a culprit , is the exhaust blueish ?

8,015

make sure there's a vacuum on the pcv valve when the motor is running

No smoke at all. Yeah going to look it too pcv system.

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