When you are experiencing low oil levels between changes, it is a sign that the engine is having troubles. Car Wreckers Adelaide offers the following advice for troubleshooting for possible problems and causes.
There are reasons that the car’s engine doesn’t seem to be burning oil, but it is low anyway. If you have noticed that there is no smoke in the exhaust, you could have a problem with:
You may notice other issues of your car, such as the coolant is brown and foamy. There doesn’t seem to be any signs of the oil leaking, and the exhaust is smoke-free. you may be having an issue with:
If, when you stop the car there is oil that leaks from under the hood it is a sign of a leak. If you notice oil puddles under the car when you stop the car, it is a sign of an oil leak. You may also see or smell oil burning. The causes could include:
If there is smoke in the exhaust then the engine is burning oil; but, it is burning oil between changes, and the car doesn’t seem to have the same power. The causes could be:
If your car is burning oil between changes, it is a sign that there is a mechanical problem. Ignoring the issue could cause costly damage to the engine, so the immediate attention of a mechanic is necessary. Also, read your owner’s manual as it provides pertinent information, including troubleshooting possible issues, and service interval schedules, and it is necessary for all car owners to be aware of the manufacturer’s information for the car and recommendations. Doing so will help you to keep your car in tip-top shape.
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