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Old 07-07-2008, 08:00 PM
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My oil woes

I went out to my car today to do some routine maintenance. I go to check my oil and my car has been sitting for two or three hours and the dipstick read halfway between the bottom of the stick and the first hole. I think this is extremely low, so now I am wondering where could all my oil have gone cause at last change may a month ago I put in 4 quarts without changing the filter.

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if there's no leaks under your car, and you have an H22, they are known to burn a good amount of oil when in vtec, so if you vtec pretty often... thats where its going.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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But that's the thing man I've only hit vtec twice since I changed my oil. And that was only in the last two days. So now I am really wondering where it is going because I think I am missing about two quarts or so.
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then check for leaks, its gotta be going somewhere. look over the ENTIRE engine! including your coolant reservoir tank.
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i believe the h22 takes 5 quarts in the first place. so fill it back up, put a piece of cardboard under your car over night and see if there are any drops on it
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