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Old 09-07-2019, 03:01 PM
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At what point do you have to start monitoring your oil to top off?

I change my oil every 7500 miles. I never had a problem between oil change cycles. I just changed my oil a couple months ago and I have about 90,000 miles on my car now. I probably only driven 1000 to 2000 miles at most when the light came on and told me to add 1 quart of oil.

At first I thought the shop that I go to didn't top it off. But I was having a conversation at the Pep Boys when I was buying the one quart of Castrol 5w-40 oil and he said typically that's normal. As your car approaches 100,000 miles it burns oil faster and you have to monitor it and manually add 1 quart between cycles. I've never typically had cars approach the 90-100k mile mark. Is true that I'm going to have to have a quart of oil laying around between oil changes now?

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