Using a quart of oil every 300 miles. No obvious leak, compression test perfect.

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Asked by May 28, 2012 at 01:31 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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So no leaks and compression is fine? But how is your exhaust? Is it blue and do you leave clouds of smoke down the road? Your valves seals might be leaking. Burning a quart every 500-700 miles in my book would be engine rebuild time.

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go here if there is smoke coming out or a weird smell when your near the exhaust http://deadlimit.blogspot.com/2012/05/smoke-problems-and-solution.html

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