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Old 04-04-2002, 12:39 AM
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I would ask when was the last time the valve cover seal was replaced. A bad one will leak like a sieve, but not 1 qt/500 miles, maybe 1 qt/1k is possible. They can leak bad enough to produce oil vapors at stop lights and a steady burning oil smell.
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