Oil Light?

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  1. allfiredup

    allfiredup Notebook Virtuoso

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    I disagree with you on that statement. I've owned 10 Honda/Acura vehicles and none of them burned/used a noticeable amount between 5k oil changes.
     
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    flipfire Moderately Boss

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    stewie: yup thats why i said it doesnt exactly mean low oil. She best check the dipstick about 5-10 times while the car is on a flat surface.

    allfiredup: Yeah could be the seals and rings are worn too eating up oil.

    Usually clear white smoke is water leaking in from a bad head gasket. Antifreeze in to the chamber... out comes awesome white smoke

    Black/bluish smoke is oil, you can notice the smell of burnt oil too.

    Grey is lean and black is rich
     
  3. Angelic

    Angelic Kickin' back :3

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    I never noticed a smell or much smoke coming from the exhaust pipe. But I never pay attention to that stuff, so who knows. :rolleyes:
     
  4. stewie

    stewie What the deuce?

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    It depends what you mean by "a noticeable amount". I used to run them on tracks, and everyone knows Honda/Acura burns more oil than other manufacturers. To us, even a little it's noticeable, especially when you compare to other engines. So yes, my statement still stands, 90% of Honda engines burn oil.

    :D
     
  5. Angelic

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    Stewie lives by the philosophy "technically correct is the best kind of correct." :D
     
  6. allfiredup

    allfiredup Notebook Virtuoso

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    The dipstick never showed even half a quart low at 5k miles...but I've always used synthetic, too...

    Now my Mazda3 used at least 1-2quarts every 5k for the first 49k miles....then it got a new engine (warranty) that doesn't use any between changes!
     
  7. Syndrome

    Syndrome Torque Matters

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    w00t! soot FTW!
     
  8. Mimino

    Mimino Notebook Communist

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    any word on the car?
     
  9. Angelic

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    I totally meant to check it this morning, but I stayed up too late on NBR and overslept and was late for work, so I didn't have time! :(

    I'll get around to it...:eek: so busy.
     
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    don't be surprised to see another hateful message from Travis then lol
     
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