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> Gatlan Dan D wrote:
> > > Hi, everybody
> > > I'm the owner of an 95 Audi A6 with 47000 miles on it. The car was
> > > purchased in October and after purchasing the car I've switched the oil to
> > > synthetic, Mobil 1 10/30. I was using synthetic Castrol 5/50 for years on
> > > weeks I realized is taking oil, one quart every 1000 miles or so. I've
That consumption sounds rather high. Audi will claim it's within normal
(though from what I know this is the limit of their "normal"), however.
Try switching back to dino oil for a little while and see if it improves.
While this car is still young, synthetic can sometimes reveal leaks, etc.
that were masked by dino oil. If the consumption drops with dino, look for
leaking seals, etc. There are many places this motor can leak without
there being any external sign (valley pan, etc.).
My '93 90 (V6) with almost 73,000 miles uses about 1/2 quart every 3000
miles or so, has done so since day one, and switching to M1 15/50 hasn't
changed that one drop...
1993 90CS 5spd 72k miles
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