The engine keeps comsuming all the motor oil

Asked by Aug 17, 2013 at 04:18 PM about the 2005 BMW 5 Series 545i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine keeps emptying out the oil I have keep putting in engine what could be causing
this problem?

2 Answers

emptying? like spillin' it on the ground? burnin' it so it goes down the tailpipe? in the water jacket (god forbid)~? bad gasket either leading to the combustion chamber or water jacket...where is the oil goin'?

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I would think that the first step would be to find out where its going.

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