Subaru sti oil burning

Asked by Jay Dec 18, 2019 at 03:41 AM about the 2017 Subaru WRX STI Base AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

How can you tell if your STI is burning oil? If there’s
no leaks or no lost of oil ? But oil cap is dark like oil
is burning into it. At first I thought that my clutch
gave out n has a burn kinda smell. My question is
this problem serious and require serious attention?

1 Answer

Maybe just a PCV issue. If the car is running at normal temperatures I doubt there is a problem but you should do like Ed says and have your dealer look at it. Does the oil on the dipstick look or smelled burned?

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