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My madza cx 7 Gt has high oil consumption. August 28 .after…

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My madza cx 7...

My madza cx 7 Gt has high oil consumption

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your last oil change?

August 28 .after 2000 kms the level of oil is low and the car is smoking a bit

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your CX yourself? What have you tried so far?

No

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Mazda Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 10 months ago
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HI,

Ok, based upon the symptoms including usage and the smoking, the valve seals and guides are worn and need to be replaced. This is confirmed thru a dry and wet compression test on the cylinders. Compression test is done and on cylinders with low compression, a tablespoon of oil is added thru the spark plug hole and compression retested. If compression comes up then it is the piston rings and if it stays low, it is the valve seals and guides as I suspect.

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