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Old 04-01-2017, 01:15 PM   #1
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2007 2.2 motor question

Got a 2.2 with 240000 miles my question is it using a quart of oil every 1000 miles so I was thinking of going with a supplement like restore product .. since I know the piston seals seen better days it would help the motor .. just trying to reach the 300000 mile mark .. any other tips on what to do? This car has serve me well as far as the motor and trans ...
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I thought mine was guzzling oil! Not so, it was sucking it out the hose from the valve cover to the elbow in the air cleaner hose to the throttle body!

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So far no further need to add oil every 300 miles!
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I would avoid "miracle" additives. Maybe change to dino oil or a different brand. GM claims 1 qt/1000 miles is OK.
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I would avoid "miracle" additives. Maybe change to dino oil or a different brand. GM claims 1 qt/1000 miles is OK.
Well a little up date when I put that restore product in my oil change fresh a week ago and know my oil light came on and then restarted it came on then the light goes off and stays off ... so I'm like wtf is it possiable that this stuff messing with the sensor ? I know it hard to tell over the internet just any help at all
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