Can anyone give me some suggestions as to the reason why my 1.6si 16v Zetec
Fiesta with 59000 on the clock is burning nearly 5 litres of oil every
month? Has anyone owned the same car and come across the same problem? If
so what did you do about it?
The car is defintely burning the oil and not dropping it!
Any suggestions/causes would be gratefully received. Typically Ford main
dealer won't give any suggestions without "well we would have to take the
engine apart Sir"!
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It doesnt matter... if the engine is burning that much, there's a serious
You could do a cylinder compression test but, other than totally missing
valve seals, I cant think of any cause that would be fixed without at least
pulling the head off.
probably the oil rings in the engine, but you cannot tell until you pull
them out and check them.....
maybe you have the wrong weight of oil for the engine and the oil is
just going past the rings??? or you have a messed up engine and the bore
is scored or the rings are hot??? could be any of the above...
if it's using 5 litres of oil a month, it's got a major problem. Oh, and the
catalyst will be knackered an all.
any oil in the water? Overheating? Just chuck another engine in it. Or sell
Doubt this helps
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