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My Deere 5400 tractor is burning a quart of oil every 3-4

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My Deere 5400 tractor is burning a quart of oil every 3-4 hours. The hose below tractor smokes a lot when idling. There is no sign of leakage when not running. Tractor only has 1200 hours
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Hi,let's see if we can work together to get to the root of your problem! will try my best to help!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Oil consumption on this tractor can come from two sources, the cylinders, from ring wear, caused by dirt in the intake to the cylinders, or a leaking turbocharger seal, letting oil go into the cylinders. Have you removed the turbo outlet hose ,to the intake, looking for evidence of oil in the hose from turbo?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 30 days ago.

I see question is still open, did you check the turbo?

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