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Old 12-11-2012, 09:45 AM   #35
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Originally Posted by Karenj View Post
I have a ford focus 1.8 sport which iv owned for 3 months. When purchased it had "apparently" just been serviced. However was running jagged very juddery . I took it back and it was given new spark plugs and seemed fine. Two weeks later the oil light came on an I checked the dip stick to find it was dry as a bone ??! I replaced the oil and the light went off it was running fine .... Until 3-4 weeks after that I check the oil once again and it is empty :/ I don't do excessive mileage nor is it leaking the cap is clear of any sinister gunge .... What is wrong with this piece of shite please help ?
Anyone's guess because you are going on someone's "word" that it had been "serviced". Don't panic until you've done a proper oil consumption test.
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