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2011 Honda CR-V EX 2WD 5dr

2011 Honda CR-V
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Sport Utility, 2WD Sport Utility
21 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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April 16, 2013, 5:40 pm

Karen K

Question: normal oil consumption

My CRV has 98000 miles on it. I change my oil immediately when the oil minder reaches 15%. Twice the oil light has come on and it was down 3 quarts. The dealer is telling me that it is normal for new cars (including the 2010) to use 1 quart of oil per 1000 miles.
Is this true? Should I be concerned?

April 21, 2013, 9:22 am

Richard W
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One quart every 1000 miles is a lot of oil. By there consumption rate is mite be in standers. But that is a lot of oil. Also seem to high for me. I would call another dealer and ask them what the consumption rate is. If they say the same I would put in a clam that you want it fixed. You will have to be the squeaky wheel to get the car fixed. I would also get the nnumber for the area warrenty rep. Call him and tell him your story.

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