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Old 10-02-2010, 09:04 PM
Brandon22685 Brandon22685 is offline
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Default Unknown Oil Leak

Okay, maybe someone can kinda point me in the right direction on this one because I have no idea. I have to have a oil leak because I keep having to add more oil to my truck before a oil change. But the thing is, there is no sign of oil leak. I leave my truck parked in the garage and there is no oil on the floor. I checked the transmission pan, no leak. I checked the engine pan, no oil leak. What in the world could be going on here? I currently run 5W-30 Castrol Synthetic Oil. I even used a bottle of Lucas to see if that would slow down the oil loss but it didn't. Does anyone have a clue on this???

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Old 10-02-2010, 09:55 PM
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Default Re: Unknown Oil Leak

How many miles on the engine? It could be blowing oil past the rings while running.
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Old 10-02-2010, 10:56 PM
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It's got 43,000 miles on it.
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Old 10-03-2010, 08:51 PM
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Default Re: Unknown Oil Leak

Could be burning it.
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Old 10-03-2010, 09:40 PM
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Default Re: Unknown Oil Leak

Ehh... Idk I have heard a lot about how people have to top the oil off before an oil change and I actually have to do it myself. I mean, it's no big deal, but if you find something out Brandon let me know.
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Old 10-04-2010, 06:32 PM
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Default Re: Unknown Oil Leak

Yea I thought it would be burning the oil also, Evan. Idk, I mean if the piston rings are letting the oil get through to where it is burning it, wouldn't it give me a sign if the piston rings are shot? I was thinking maybe a wierd noise and shavings in the pan or something. What I might try and attempt to do is run 10W-30 or 10W-40 synthetic oil with a bottle of White Shepherd Oil Stop Leak just to see what happens...
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