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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Using 2-3 qt of oil between oil changes. It's not leaking or

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Using 2-3 qt of oil between oil changes. It's not leaking or blowing blue smoke
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: yesterday
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2004 5.4 liter
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing just started working on it
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 10 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** many miles do you hav on this?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
170000 miles
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 10 months ago.

there are several reasons it could be using oil, but with this much being used, it is most likely a stuck open PCV valve, has the PCV ever been changed?