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Q: I have to keep adding oil

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I just added oil and I added oil about a month ago

My car has 180000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. I will assume you are talking about ...

Hello. I will assume you are talking about the engine oil. If there is no visible oil spots on the ground after the jeep has been sitting for short period look at the color of the exhaust smoke. If the color has a blue tint to it that indicate that the engine oil is getting past the piston ring and burning on the combustion stroke. If this is the case, you will need to have the engine rebuilt. Another possibility is to check that your valve covers are snug, as oil can be leaking out of the covers and down onto the exhaust manifold. If you are considering having this checked, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to pinpoint any oil leaks and follow through with repairs.

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