I changed my oil about a month ago and recently checked the dipstick to find that my oil was really low and I do not have an oil leak what could cause this?


Asked by Mar 11, 2014 at 11:36 PM about the 1996 Toyota Corolla DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have only driven about 500 miles
since then

4 Answers

Tom Demyan

You could be burning it, how many miles on the engine?


That's what I originally thought but I haven't seen any smoke and it has 142k on it ....could high mileage oil help?


I'll assume that you do NOT smell burning oil when you exit the car after driving it or I'm sure you would have mentioned that. Did YOU change the oil or did you have a shop do it for you? If you had a shop do it, did you check the level when you got it home from the shop?


I changed it myself and you're right I don't sell burning oil

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