Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - oil out my exhaust
View Single Post
Old 02-09-2013, 07:30 AM   #5
metallicnotazx5
Focus Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34204
Location: Fairlawn, OH
What I Drive: 2015 Metalic 1.0 hatch

Posts: 3,022
Points 7,222, Level 56
Points: 7,222, Level: 56 Points: 7,222, Level: 56 Points: 7,222, Level: 56
Level Up 36% Completed
Level up: 36% Level up: 36% Level up: 36%
Forum Activity 14%
Activity: 14% Activity: 14% Activity: 14%
FF Reputation: 16 metallicnotazx5 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
if its leaking oil from the dipstick tube I would start by replacing the seal for that. Most manufactures allow a certain amount of oil to disappear through oil consumption. When I worked n VWs it was 1 quart per 750 miles... So even if you adding 1 or 2 quarts between oil change intervals, is saving a 3 dollar quart of oil going to justify a rebuild?

my guess would be that your exhaust tubing was covered in oil from an external leak, not an internal wear issue.
__________________
You say because; race car.
I say because; economy car.
metallicnotazx5 is offline  
    Reply With Quote