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Nov 7, 8:49pm - #320211 
help car is eating oil

i have a 2000 gts and its starting to comsume oil, i changed the oil at 71k and now i have 73. now wen i check it today i have 1/4 of oil left. wtf can i do to stop this?

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Nov 7, 8:54pm - #320212 
take it to a good shop, and have them find the problem and fix it... this isn't something you want to mess with for too long


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Nov 7, 9:59pm - #320213 
thanks thumbsup

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Nov 7, 10:08pm - #320214 
damn clos you making me worry cry

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Nov 8, 1:09pm - #320215 
im worried my self man. my dad said its because i race it 2 much, and my friend said that its because i red line it 2 much. so im not going to go over 4000 rpm any more, i ran 15.4 stock i was aiming for 14 stock but i didnt get enough runs, so im going to stop racing for a wile.

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Nov 8, 1:18pm - #320216 
bro
i had the same problem at about 60k and asked the dealer and they said that it was normal for the celica to consume about 1qt of oil every 2k. but mine was consuming about 2qt and then i ended up burning a crank bearing. it was under warranty so i got another engine but i have also been through 3 trannys its bullpoo but now i am stuck with the damn thing cause im over the 100k now but ive been to the shop somany times that i get the work order my self and then drive up to the mechanics and hang with them while they work on my car. and then when its done they let me get the keys my self and go into their lot and get the car so i dont have to wait for the valet guys to get it. its kinda funny but at the same time bull poo. I still love the car but these problems have eaten away my trust in toyota. oh and 3 stock cd players and two catalitic converters

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Nov 8, 1:20pm - #320217 
damn...your guys are soo lucky the dealers didn't give you any shit!!!

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Nov 8, 2:17pm - #320218 
Another possibility could be that 1 of your rings are stuck. I've been noticing considerable amounts of oil that's being consumed every 2k miles also. I put some seafoam in my oil and the oil consumption problem seems to be gone. You got nothing to lose, I'd try seafoam. Hope this helps a little thumbsup

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Nov 8, 3:37pm - #320219 
Originally Posted by Clos
im worried my self man. my dad said its because i race it 2 much, and my friend said that its because i red line it 2 much. so im not going to go over 4000 rpm any more, i ran 15.4 stock i was aiming for 14 stock but i didnt get enough runs, so im going to stop racing for a wile.


haha yeah right, i cant tell my dad i race my celi when do, he will give me all kinds of shit and probably lecture me about it.

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Nov 8, 5:04pm - #320220 
All cars consume oil. especially if your using synthetic itll burn it up. hence the reason to check your oil about once a week. kinda like the new BMW M5 the dealers tell the owners to watch the oil levels since it bruns oil crazy.

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Nov 8, 7:29pm - #320221 
i can answer ur question about if driving it hard consumes that much oil.
if you think ur oil is dissapearing somehow, first you gotta find out if you burning it or leaking it. leaking it will be obvious. if its burning it, you put a heavier oil and itll work better.

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Nov 8, 8:55pm - #320222 
thanks guys this helps out alot, i am using synthetic oil so this mite be it, i have been using it ever sence i got the car, im going to try a different oil, wat do you guys recoment or will work best now in winter time? thanks guys

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Nov 8, 9:02pm - #320223 
10w30 Castrol GTX


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Nov 8, 10:06pm - #320224 
everyone agrees with this oil?

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Nov 9, 4:40am - #320225 
bump

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Nov 9, 9:52am - #320226 
that and the seafoam stuff...a couple of people had this problem and it turned out to be that the rings were sticking...the seafoam stuff is suppoed to fix it...I'll try to find the thread for you...hold on

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Nov 9, 9:54am - #320227 
here you go clos...this should fix your problemoil consumption solution

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Nov 9, 12:51pm - #320228 
hey thanks so much guys i thought i was going to need a new engine thumbsup

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Nov 9, 1:05pm - #320229 
need a new engine! no...!!

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Nov 9, 2:28pm - #320230 
we delete this^^

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Nov 9, 9:21pm - #320231 
now i read the guide only the first page, how do i get this seafoam in, do i dump it in the oil wen im feeling it in? is there a way to do this, please help

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Nov 9, 9:58pm - #320232 
i dont know about the seafoam but i tell you about oil.
since you use synthetic, im assuming you using 5w-30. try a grade thicker. if that doesnt work, try a grade thicker. try until you find which grade is the best and stops ur motor burning oil or wutever it does.
good luck and let us know

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Nov 10, 8:43am - #320233 
thanks
hey AZZKIKR how do i get the seafome in?

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Nov 11, 7:05pm - #320234 
bump bump bump

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