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oil consumption

  1. Losing oil, no smoke, no leaks, PCV seems ok. What's happening?

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I have a 2016 3.6r Outback with around 48k miles on it. Bought used from local dealer last year. Engine looks great, no leaks. Starts easy, runs great. No smoke. But I seem to be losing oil anyway. I haven't done a proper measurement yet, but I just had the oil changed in mid Nov. Probably put...
  2. 2005 consuming quart of oil every 250 miles

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I have a 2005 2.5i with about 160,000 miles on it, and over the past year or so it has started to consume more oil to the point where every time I take a 2-3 hour drive (about 200-300 miles) the dip stick goes from reading around full to empty. Previously there wasn't this noticeable of oil...