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Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« on: June 07, 2018, 03:48:40 PM »
If you are burning a quart every 1000 miles, you could join a class action lawsuit.
This happened to my wife's Subaru, they replaced the engine due to a class action suit.

An increasing number of Toyotas are experiencing excessive oil consumption which may be the result of defective piston rings. Toyota, in all their deny-til-we-die splendor, is reportedly denying warranty coverage on many oil consumption related problems and telling owners that burning through oil is normal.

Burning the midnight oil in college? That’s normal. Burning through a quart of oil in 1,200 miles? Not so much, at least in our book.

The Cause of All the Oil Burning
Even the most judicious oil-changers are reporting issues that probably shouldn’t happen. Things like:

Having your “oil pressure” light come on halfway through your maintance schedule.
Having you engine burn through as much as 1 quart of oil in 1,200 miles
Being told that your engine burning through oil is “normal” and “nothing to be alarmed of”
Having to come back with a damaged, oil-deprived engine only to be denied warranty coverage
Guess which of these is happening to Toyota owners? Go on, I’ll give you a minute. (Hint: this is a multi-choice test)

If you guessed all of them, you’re absolutely right.

An increasing number of Toyotas are experiencing excessive oil consumption which may be the result of defective piston rings. Toyota, in all their deny-til-we-die splendor, is reportedly denying warranty coverage on many oil consumption related problems and telling owners that burning through oil is normal.

Burning the midnight oil in college? That’s normal. Burning through a quart of oil in 1,200 miles? Not so much, at least in our book.

The Cause of All the Oil Burning
Even the most judicious oil-changers are reporting issues that probably shouldn’t happen. Things like:

Having your “oil pressure” light come on halfway through your maintance schedule.
Having you engine burn through as much as 1 quart of oil in 1,200 miles
Being told that your engine burning through oil is “normal” and “nothing to be alarmed of”
Having to come back with a damaged, oil-deprived engine only to be denied warranty coverage
Guess which of these is happening to Toyota owners? Go on, I’ll give you a minute. (Hint: this is a multi-choice test)

If you guessed all of them, you’re absolutely right.


http://www.toyotaproblems.com/trends/excessive-oil-consumption/

Class action suit page.

https://www.classaction.com/toyota-oil-consumption-defect/
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2018, 09:52:52 PM »
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2019, 10:21:03 AM »
My 2000 Corolla burned oil like crazy. I did not know it was a current problem.

My 2002 Saturn SC2 burns oil (just like previous years) also but that is well known to all Saturn drivers who accept it and add oil. I love my Saturn.  I loved Toyotas until my 2000 engine had problems.

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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2019, 04:54:32 AM »
Interesting.  While we only buy American autos, made in America,  I have noticed the new synthetic oils (?) work differently.  I'm kinda old school, we changed oil every three thousand miles but now with the syn oils they claim five to seven thousand.  The syn after much use is kinda black and thin but still slippery.  Our newer Buick seems to use more than our older cars. Of course years ago a thousand mile trip often required a half quart add or more. Piston rings wear and syn oils seem thinner?  And do the dealers use the best blend? I've switched to Mobil one.

http://www.toyotaproblems.com/excessive-oil-consumption/

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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 05:09:33 AM »
Interesting.  While we only buy American autos, made in America,  I have noticed the new synthetic oils (?) work differently.  I'm kinda old school, we changed oil every three thousand miles but now with the syn oils they claim five to seven thousand.  The syn after much use is kinda black and thin but still slippery.  Our newer Buick seems to use more than our older cars. Of course years ago a thousand mile trip often required a half quart add or more. Piston rings wear and syn oils seem thinner?  And do the dealers use the best blend? I've switched to Mobil one.

http://www.toyotaproblems.com/excessive-oil-consumption/
All my off road equipment requires synths, so I'm begrudgingly moving over, but the cost sure makes it hard to justify.
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2019, 05:29:31 AM »
Interesting.  While we only buy American autos, made in America,  I have noticed the new synthetic oils (?) work differently.  I'm kinda old school, we changed oil every three thousand miles but now with the syn oils they claim five to seven thousand.  The syn after much use is kinda black and thin but still slippery.  Our newer Buick seems to use more than our older cars. Of course years ago a thousand mile trip often required a half quart add or more. Piston rings wear and syn oils seem thinner?  And do the dealers use the best blend? I've switched to Mobil one.

http://www.toyotaproblems.com/excessive-oil-consumption/


I am old school, I changed oil every three thousand miles and my air filter every 6000 miles.  I have over 260.000 on my 03 Dodge Ram 2500 Cummins diesel.  I have not had to added oil, only changed oil every three thousand miles. 
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2019, 07:29:28 AM »
I am on my third Toyota Camry and have never had an issue with burning oil. Used my first two for business traveling about 50K a year.
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2019, 08:00:13 AM »
OT:
In 1979 Carter's economy was killing me and I needed a car. I liked the Buick Regal, looked at new ones, but price prohibitive, then they showed me a used one, real clean, about 4 years old, around 10 grand.
They said they could carry the paper, I said how much interest? They said a measly 18% :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
All interest rates were through the roof under that jackass Carter.

I walked out, and saw a Toyota dealer selling used cars, nice ones, but no Regal's. I was about to walk away and the sales guy asked if I'd ever considered a new Corolla, as he pointed at a beautiful black hatchback.
I said, Rigggght!!! He said it's cheaper than a used car. I said OK, prove it. The car was 7 thousand out the door and they'd carry the paper, I think it was like 3% interest.
Needless to say, I drove out with my new Corolla, didn't get home for two days, just couldn't quit driving or wipe the smile off my face.

Loved the car, that is, until I got in a small fender bender. The other car, a 60s Chrysler, his car had little damage, mine was totaled, engine shoved back into the cab, and the front end was destroyed.
Had I been doing 45 or 50, I'd have been killed.
Toyota was fined for having falsified their safety reports, they made different cars for crash tests using more metal reinforcement in the modified uni-body, but the car they sold the US didn't have any of the extra metal and mine proved it.
Toyota lost a customer over that crap. Now it's American trucks and Subaru.
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Re: Is Your Toyota Burning Oil?
« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2019, 08:11:47 AM »
I am on my third Toyota Camry and have never had an issue with burning oil. Used my first two for business traveling about 50K a year.

I got my youngest daughter a Toyota Camry for driving to Junior College 5 days a week about 100 miles round trip.  She liked it so she got her son one when he started College about 70 miles from home. 
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