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2000 Liquid Silver Toyota Celica GT
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2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 975
Smog City LA
Apr 5, 8:54am - #145379 
Oil Burning/Engine Rebuild

Alright, so I know I'm definately burning oil where it's a problem. I'm burning about a quart every 500-600 miles if not two quarts. The right side of my rear bumper (exhaust side) is covered with soot from the smoke. cry

I might need an engine rebuild, but not sure yet. Anyone know what could be causing this...busted rings? Seals? Etc. I still need to take it to a shop but I'd like your opinions first. This is the last time I'm getting a used car, my 13 y/o Capri didn't even burn as much oil as my Celica is now. frown

Anyone recommend a place in SoCal for things like this?

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DiabloGTS
Wheezy Joe
DiabloGTS

Wheezy Joe
2002 Kawasaki Ninja 250

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Lafayette, LA
Apr 5, 8:57am - #145380 
There are many reasons why cause oil burns. Bad bearings, rings, valve seals, head gaskets, cracked block. Major repairs are usually the answer.


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spaztikid
dikitzaps
spaztikid
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1974 Toyota Celica

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Posts: 5,346
LA
Apr 5, 11:56am - #145381 
what color smoke is it?...



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