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I have a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder, with the 240 hp, V6 engine…

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I have a 2001 Nissan...
I have a 2001 Nissan Pathfinder, with the 240 hp, V6 engine VQ35DE. I am having
a problem with excessive oil consumption. There are no visible oil leaks and I have
not noticed exhaust showing smoke from oil burning. I have heard that these engines
are know using excessive amounts of oil. I have been told by a mechanic that he has
advised several clients to just keep topping up the oil and the engine will continue to
operate
Any comment or suggestions
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Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Nissan
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The steps on these vehicles when you have a oil consumption issue is pretty much from the cheapest to the most expensive repair.

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