Car excessively burning oil?

Is your car excessively burning oil?


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Ekin95

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Looking to change to 5w-30 after 1200 mile break in period. Any issues with the dealer possibly voiding warranty, etc? I agree with the thin oil should not be in in a high performance turbocharged engine.





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1000 miles in and looks like its still full. I broke it in the correct way, not by the book. Will be making the switch to 5-30 after my next auto-x event.

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Looking to change to 5w-30 after 1200 mile break in period. Any issues with the dealer possibly voiding warranty, etc? I agree with the thin oil should not be in in a high performance turbocharged engine.
Always possible I'm sure. Some folks get warranty work with full tunes and aftermarket parts while others catch hell for having an air intake. That said, my plan is to nip this oil stuff in the bud before it ever becomes an issue. My buds in EU are driving 21s without oil issues and none of them are rocking 20 weight. Europe rocks bmw ll04 oil and I'm simply doing the same.
 

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2021 Supra Owner Here... Is My Engine Toast?

At 2644 miles of hard driving i had to add a quart of oil because the light came on.

Now i am at 3800, and i decided to use the oil checker and it is close to minimum again.
Is My Engine Toast? Do i bring it to the dealer now? Should i take my exhaust and intake off first?
 

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At 2644 miles of hard driving i had to add a quart of oil because the light came on.

Now i am at 3800, and i decided to use the oil checker and it is close to minimum again.
Is My Engine Toast? Do i bring it to the dealer now? Should i take my exhaust and intake off first?
 

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I understand there is a thread, I just want more direct answers
yes, take it in. What other option is there? If you can take off the parts it’ll be 2 less things they can blame on you even though they’d have to prove that they were the cause of the excessive oil consumption. With all the other documented 21’s with the same issue, it would be a tough argument for them
 
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Other people are just switching to 5W-30 and it’s solving the issue. Personally I’m not a fan of replacing the whole engine which devalue the car extremely.
 

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Other people are just switching to 5W-30 and it’s solving the issue. Personally I’m not a fan of replacing the whole engine which devalue the car extremely.
the problem is that the issue possibly devalues the entire model year with or without a replacement engine.

5w-30 may be a fix, but doesn’t mean that there isn’t a problem.
 
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the problem is that the issue possibly devalues the entire model year with or without a replacement engine.

5w-30 may be a fix, but doesn’t mean that there isn’t a problem.
If that’s the case Toyota should pay us lost value because of something that’s their fault... probably never gonna happen
 

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At 2644 miles of hard driving i had to add a quart of oil because the light came on.

Now i am at 3800, and i decided to use the oil checker and it is close to minimum again.
Is My Engine Toast? Do i bring it to the dealer now? Should i take my exhaust and intake off first?
Take it in and get a report going. I wouldn't take the exhaust or an intake off, personally.
 

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At 2644 miles of hard driving i had to add a quart of oil because the light came on.

Now i am at 3800, and i decided to use the oil checker and it is close to minimum again.
Is My Engine Toast? Do i bring it to the dealer now? Should i take my exhaust and intake off first?
I would for sure remove your intake. If you can do both that would be even better.

Can you describe the engine break in method used? Also did you get a chance to vote in the poll about it?

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