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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 4dr Sedan

2002 Pontiac Bonneville
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Large
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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August 20, 2011, 4:21 am

Charles T
 

Question: burning oil

has started burning 1 quart oil at 2000 miles
since last oil change. Total mileage is 104000. No
big problem but is this a warning of major motor
problem soon.


August 22, 2011, 8:39 pm

Richard W
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It could be. One quart in 2000 miles is not to bad. I would keep an eye out to make the engine does not use any more oil than that. You mite want to do a top engine clean. That could help your problem.


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August 23, 2011, 5:00 am

Charles T
 

thanks for the reply and I am keeping a close watch on oil useage. This just started 3 oil
changes ago (3kmi each). But what do you mean "top engine clean".


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August 23, 2011, 11:05 pm

Richard W
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You clean the top of the engine with a cleaner that sucked into the intake. Some times it will brake up carbin in your cylinder. Go to the auto parts store and ask for sea foam. Fallow the directions on the bottle.


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August 24, 2011, 5:13 am

Charles T
 

again, thanks, will give it a try


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