vehicle is consuming approximately a quart of oil for every 1,000 miles that it's driven. Based on your knowledge of lubrication systems, what does this condition indicate?


Asked by Jan 29, 2015 at 05:41 PM about the 2003 Honda Civic DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

Bob Beaman

To me that is slightly excessive oil consumption but not real bad. Many manufacturers consider oil consumption of 1 qt. per 1,000 miles or less to be normal and not qualifying for repair under warranty. I am curious to how many miles you have on your vehicle?

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Tom Demyan

Is it leaking or wet in the engine compartment? Blue exhaust?

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Check the pcv valve.

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