Re: 5.3 oil consumption fix for $40 Aug 11 2014, 8:25pm Yeah, there is a lot of condensation that can occur inside the engine that the oil catch cans can grab out of the PCV flow Re: Oil Consumption Fix Jul 25 2017, 3:37am Cwar wrote: Dealer replaced my pistons and rings, my 2009 siera truck used to get 17 miles a gallon highway, but after the fix its a steady 14.1 miles thats towing a camper or empty, both 14.1 - 14 never spending that kinda money on another gmc or chevy Re: 5.3 oil consumption Mar 18 2018, 2:05pm By the time pays a shop to tear the top and bottom end out of his truck it would be a wash in cost difference for a new long block
7. Reinstall the oil pan. Refer to the Oil Pan Installation procedure in SI. Replace the oil pan gasket if necessary. Refer to the parts catalog. Replace the engine oil. 8. Re-evaluate the oil consumption. Document on the repair order. If the oil consumption is still greater than 0.946L (1qt) in 3,200km (2000mi), replacement of the pistons and. Re: Oil Consumption in 2017 5.3 Z71. Feb 01 2018, 12:27am. First things first, get some oil in the truck. Add it until it's at the full mark. Then get a tuner or range and shut afm off asap and get a good catch can. With that much being burned (assuming it's not leaking somewhere external) the intake is likely filthy Every engine burns at least a little oil. I have a 09 5.3 and it has 189k, lots of heavy towing and only burns 1/2 qt every change, course it's had its own share of maintenance, intake gasket at. Oil Consumption fixed with the Eco tech 3. Jun 08 2014, 9:03pm. It would seem that GM has finally fixed the oil consumption issues from the previous eco tech engines. I have 6600 miles on my 5.3L and it has not used a drop of oil. The dipstick is still at the full mark
Replacing the valve cover fixed my startup smoke and oil consumption issues. 2010 5.3l. I relaced cover and plugs at 100k. Oil consumption less than a pint now down from 1+qts per 3000 mi. #7 plug was oil fouled. Now at 116k on the truck. Note: i have had afm off since 20k miles via diablosport I respectfully disagree. Had my 09 5.3 back to the dealer yesterday because it burned another 1/2 quart in the last 250 miles since they started my Oil Consumption Record. That brings it to a quart and a half on a new truck with only 1,800 miles on it. The oil consumption is increasing exponentially Excessive oil consumption is yet another issue that plagues the 5.3 engine. In fact, excessive oil consumption is so commonplace with the 5.3 Liter Chevy Engine- and it happens because of frictional loss- resulting in an increase in internal sludge the oil consumption. As most drivers know, oil consumption is related to fuel economy Fix for excessive oil consumption For vehicles with aluminum or cast iron blocks built prior to February 1, 2011 and with oil in the intake manifold, install an updated valve cover. If vehicle is built after this breakpoint, it should already be equipped with an updated valve cover (#2 in image below) . Apr 07 2013, 7:37pm. I know there are numerous threads on this subject and I've read through most. I've a 09 Silverado that developed this problem around 25,000 and now at 43,500 I've just had the baffle and new driver side valve cover installed. The tech at the dealership told me I would be getting new pistons and rings.
Top 5 Reasons Your Engine is Using Too Much Oil. 1) Worn Seals or Gaskets. 2) Bad Quality Oil. 3) Worn Piston Rings. 4) High Oil Pressure. 5) Old Engine. 6) Synthetic Oil. How to Fix Excessive Oil Consumption 05 Envoy Denali, 5.3 L V8, 3.73 Gears w/G80, 202K miles, PCM of NC Tune, Magnaflow muffler *FORMER* 05 Avalanche Z71, 5.3 L V8, K&N Air Filter, PCM of NC Tune, 3.42 Gears w/G80. 102k miles. (Frame rusted away Excessive oil consumption in Honda's is one of the top complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com. In fact, the problem was listed as the worst problem in the top problem trends of 2012 . The majority of complaints say that they were told from Honda and dealership mechanics that it was normal for a powertrain to burn a quart of oil every 1,000. This updated valve cover corrected the oil consumption issue I was having inbetween oil changes. I have 2007 gmc yukon 5.3 and oil would burn and have low oil light but I didn't have a oil leak. After some research I seen the design from the factory was the problem. This isn't hard to install or require much tools. I did it myself in under a hour
oil Consumption is No longer an issue on the 2014 and up ecotech engine. Before I traded for this 2016 I drove my 2014 5.3 for over 60000 miles and had no oil consumption issues, got about 5000 miles. Thomcat. September 30, 2016. Two main causes of AFM problems was oil suction through the PCV system and AFM discharge valve oil spray against the. 5.3 Engine Excessive Oil Consumption Generation 4 Chevy 5.3 L engines, the ones that were made from 2010 through 2014 had some notable issues with excessive oil consumption . These were definitely more than what you would expect to be using up in a normal engine, which does make it a stand out problem and one you should be aware of if you're. Issue: Some 2018-2019 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks. Action: Follow the Service Procedure on vehicles that meet all of the following criteria: • 2018-2019 F-150 • 5.0L engine • Customer concern of excessive oil consumption with no additional symptoms Part
The capture of exhaust gases in the combustion chamber contributes to a reduction in oil consumption, noise and vibration levels, and exhaust emissions when operating in V4 mode. During the transition from V8 to V4 mode, the ECM turns the fuel injectors OFF on the deactivated cylinders And this may result in you experiencing one of the many 2017 5.3 liter Chevy engine problems at some point in time. These problems can include carbon build-up in the intake ports, failing fuel injectors in the direct fuel injection system, faulty high-pressure fuel pumps, excessive fuel consumption, and collapsing lifters The 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has 10 problems reported for excessive oil consumption. Average repair cost is $4,500 at 71,500 miles Audi, BMW, and Subaru stick firmly to the statement that oil consumption is a normal part of a car's operation. Subaru considers a quart burned every 1,000 to 1,200 miles to be acceptable. I can't believe that the 07 Suburban oil consumption problem hasn't been mentioned on this site, it is everywhere else. Many 07 Suburbans burn a lot of oil - GM will try to tell you that a quart every 1500 - 2000 is normal - which is just ridiculous. If you burn a quart every 1000 as mine did they will repair it (if you are under 100,000 miles)
Note: Only select the parts the coincide with the repair performed. Causal Part Part Number Description Qty N/A 12660737 MANIFOLD ASM-VLV LFTR OIL (SERV KIT) (L83, L86, or LT1) 1 N/A 12660736 MANIFOLD ASM-VLV LFTR OIL (SERV KIT) (LT4) 1 N/A 12645725 LIFTER ASM-VLV (AFM) 4 (per Bank) N/A 12659260 GASKET-CYL HD (6.2L) 1 N/A 12622325 GASKET-CYL HD. There are manufacturers out there recommending 10,000 to 12,000-mile oil intervals on a direct injection engine. And you get TV commercials saying change your oil once a year. Chemically, oil after a year in a vehicle may have lubricant value, but the big problem is the dirt that's in suspension that sticks to the oil Hello everybody, we have a 08 Chevy Tahoe with the infamous AFM 5.3, 120k, it's had an oil consumption issue for a few years now, uses probably 3 quarts every oil change. Well today it came up with a stabilitrak service light, with a rough idle and shortly followed up by a check engine light for p0130, cyl misfire #1 Normal oil consumption First things first: Just because your car is consuming oil, that doesn't mean it's burning it in a harmful way. Modern vehicles use thinner motor oils that reduce friction and produce better fuel economy — and sneak through gaskets a little more easily It is correct that the accepted rate of oil consumption in passenger vehicles is 0.946 liter (1 qt) in 3200 km (2000 mi). All engines require oil to lubricate and protect the load bearing and internal moving parts from wear including cylinder walls, pistons and piston rings
The 2009 Chevrolet Suburban has 18 problems reported for excessive oil consumption. Average repair cost is $5,000 at 55,850 miles 1. Excessive Oil Consumption. One of the most common 2007-2013 GMC and Chevy truck problems owners experience is excessive oil consumption. This problem led vehicle buyers to launch a class-action lawsuit against GM, which alleged 2010-2013 vehicles with Generation IV 5.3 Liter V8 Vortec 5300 engines were defective.Specifically, the lawsuit claimed the active fuel management (AFM) system.
On rare occasions, customers may complain of excessive engine oil consumption and/or blue exhaust smoke. This applies to a number of GM vehicles, including 2009 Buck Lacrosse Super, 2004-2007 Buick Rainier, 2004-2009 Cadillac CTS-V, 2003-2009 Cadillac Escalade, 2003-2006 Chevrolet SSR, 2003-2009 Chevrolet Avalanche, Corvette, Express, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe and Trail Blazer, 2006-2009. 06-07-11 12:27 PM - Post# 2100528 All, I have a 2007 silverado 5.3 and have been dealing with GM for 2 years with my engine consuming excessive oil. I have talked to the LAtimes, customer service, GM Executive offices, and Public Relations with no resolution My 2008 5.3 liter Chevy suffered from the dreaded oil consumption issues. However I had to go ahead and replace the OEM original valve cover with the updated one. Dear Chevy the unibody valve cover/ PCV is the dumbest engineered maneuver ever. You thoroughly removed the ease of changing out your pcv with your plugs and wires TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN 5.0L - Excessive Oil Consumption 19-2058 01 March 2019 Model: Ford 2018 F-150 Issue: Some 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks. Action: Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition on vehicles that meet all of the following criteria 430. Report. Follow. Asked by weasel327 Jan 29, 2015 at 08:28 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4WD. Question type: Maintenance & Repair. Heavy oil consumption in a 2001 Tahoe. 5.3L 4WD A/T. Around one QT. per 700. miles. Not a leaker, other than a what
Gm's ceo promised 2 replace my engine if the oil consumption wasn't fixed. Within 1 month of that repair, oil loss continued. Another 'oil consumption' test scenario was established and another 3 years passed with me reporting 2 them every 500 miles for oil level checks. Again, 3 years passed before they finally decided 2 tear the engine down. A GM oil consumption settlement has been approved by a federal judge for customers of 2010-2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain SUVs equipped with 2.4-liter Ecotec engines. Case Filed September 2018. A Chevy Equinox Ecotec engine lawsuit alleges the piston rings, spray jets and PCV systems all contribute to oil consumption and engine damage This may be related to cylinder deactivation. Oil consumption has jumped way up. 53800 mi: Reported oil consumption problem to dealer. There is a TSB on this, it relates to the V8-V4 acive fuel management system. They replaced a valve cover baffle. So far so good oil consumption dropped. 61000 mi: Oil consumption remained excessive
Ensuring Quality Oil. I've told you earlier what poor quality oil can do to your lifters. So, if you want to keep it in good shape, make sure the oil you're using talks quality to the best. Otherwise, you can say goodbye to a smooth lifter function and wait for it to fall apart. Ensuring Adequate Oil Suppl Dealership immediately starts telling me its the distance between oil changes my oil is low and an oil change will fix this. They are the only ones to touch this truck. I have a service contract written by them to do all service, oil at 7000 miles, i average 5400 miles between changes, or 40% oil life Either way nobody wants to buy s car with only 120,000-130,000 and 2 wks later have to spend hundreds to $1000 to have it repaired. Thinking about trying the oil change and see if light comes on again if it does. I'll reset the light and I'm trading it in. I heard 2010 Equinox had oil n engine problems with some going thru 2-3 engines
2018 F-150 5.0 Oil disappearing from first oil change, played oil consumption test with dealership several times, contacted Ford after they spoke to dealership they decided to fix by replacing head's which makes little sense to me, after tearing engine down they found scoring in cylinders so they are replacing the whole motor, they have had my truck for 7 weeks, nice hu GM also states, on some models, built prior to October 1, 2010, the active fuel management or AFM valve can spray excess oil in the crankcase. This oil flow may cause the piston rings to stick and drastically increase oil consumption. A valve in the oil pan allows oil to return from the valve lifters, when active fuel management operates This unit really works. My new 2018 Silverado 1500 (e model) was running well before I plugged it in the OBDII socket, but I wanted the option of disabling this V8-V4 mode because of what had happened to my friend's 2011 Sierra 1500 (excessive oil consumption between scheduled oil changes due to worn rings on an otherwise meticulously maintained truck
In this case, many are pleased with the new sophistication found with the 5.3 liter as this engine can meet the towing needs of most with an increase in fuel economy of 10 to 15%. Even though the 5.3 liter engine is smaller, the engines power ratings are similar. The 5.7 rates at 255 hp and 335 ft./lb. of torque Check the oil and coolant levels at every gas fill-up. Change the oil on schedule and keep it full. Cost to fix the problem: Replacing cracked cylinder heads varies from $200 to $2,000, as described in Step 1. Replacing the oil pump O-ring starts with about $6 for the part and may reach $400 for shop service, depending on your warranty 100% use of graphite-coated pistons prevent scuffing and wear; using tighter piston-to-bore clearance, JASPER prevents cold piston slap and oil consumption. 100% installation of an oil pressure relief valve baffle on all 2007 and later applications to redirect oil to the pan. 100% installation of nitrided valves to improve durability and. Be sure to receive repair invoices for each visit, with mile-in and mile-out data, dates, your complaint, and their repairs. If you've had repeat visits to the dealer addressing your Ford F-150 oil leak, and/or your vehicle has been in the shop an extended period of time, please email us or call, 1 800 LEMON LAW (1 800 536 6652) Chevrolet Silverado 2014-Present: Recalls and Technical Service Bulletins. Recalls and TSBs are Chevrolet Silverado's way of saying, We did something wrong, let us fix it. Learn about which ones might be affecting your Silverado 1500. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (2014-present). There are two kinds of recalls that can.
Excessive Oil Consumption. This is a problem associated with the 1999-2017 GM models, particularly the V6 and 5.3-liter V8 engines. These engines consumed above 3 quarts of oil between changes which were a major cause for alarm A worn cylinder bore is probably the biggest contributor to oil consumption and blow-by. However, it is equally important to begin any build/rebuild with proper cylinder wall preparation. Bore dimension and surface finish are vital to a healthy and long-lasting engine. Another popular technique to reduce windage is to increase the volume of the. Every oil should have a Noack Volitility rating/value. The lower the number (% of loss by weight) the better and in thin oils like 0W-20 there can be significant variation. 15% loss is the maximum acceptable loss. For example, Gulftec synthetic 0W-20 has 10.1% loss on the Noack and Amsoil Signature 0W-20 has 5.8% loss
The VS-1 Valve Seal Oil Consumption Repair product can be used with all types of oil, and can be used to top off when you're low on oil. Understanding the Types of Seals. Valve stem oil seals are generally available in two basic types - umbrella seals and positive seals. A third type of seal—umbrella or deflector seals—are used mostly. Got an altima 2.5SL 4 cyls last months. My 1st Nissan. After 1400 miles I noticed a huge oil consumption. I measured it to be 1 quart for 250-300 miles. I replaced the rear muffler that had a holeon purchase and after 250 miles there is black soot around the inner new tail pipe, not sure if it.. Oil Filter 15400-PLM-A02 1 1 O-ring (7.47 mm x 3.6 mm) 91301-PLC-000 2 2 O-ring (31.2 mm x 4.1 mm) 91314-PH7-003 2 2 Piston Ring Set 13011-5G0-A02 3 4 REPAIR PROCEDURE to update the PCM, clean the pistons, replace the piston rings on cylinders 1-3, and replace the spark plugs o
Our Ford 5.4 3 valve engines are built to exceed far above the original OEM specifications.. We have reconstructed an engine using the best part available, to improve upon not only the quality, but also the longevity of this troubled engine.. Here is a list of some of the well known Ford 5.4 engine problems we have corrected: Cam phasers failing & causing over retard/advance codes: We install. Installed a catch can in my Yukon to help with the oil consumption and oil in intake. Caught 4 oz in 400-500 miles of highway driving. Installed the update valve cover and now in 750 miles have NO oil in the catch can and no oil consumed. Thanks for the info on the valve cover! I had the slap in my 04 5.3 that kicked in around 100k miles, and my local mechanic suggested switching to synthetic oil, to keep the pistons from slapping. Sure enough, went home that night and dropped the oil and put castorl high mileage in, and its going a year plus with not the slightest hint of piston slap re-occurring In that case, a flush can help loosen the rings and reduce oil consumption. However, it could also be due to engine wear, and a flush isn't going to fix that. Operating under the principle of trying the easiest, cheapest fix first, a flush may help solve the problem, and it doesn't cost much. If it were me, I'd try a flush and go from there Engine oil pressure is routed to the valve lifter oil manifold assembly from an oil gallery in the rear of the cylinder block. Cylinders 1, 4, 6, and 7 each have 2 vertical, cast-in-block oil passages . The vertical oil passages permit oil flow from the manifold assembly to the valve lifter bores The 383 Stroker using the 6 rods require a shorter piston, that shorter piston puts the wrist pin further up into the oil ring which can allow for oil vapor to escape the crankcase into the chamber and cause oil burning issues, oil consumption and oil coated plug