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Burning oil 4 months 2 weeks ago #1171

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Hi! I own an XC70 2011 and every 3,500 miles or so I need to add oil (2.5 to 3.75 quarts).
Is this normal that a brand new engine burn that much oil? This is my first Volvo, so if someone can tell me that this is the way Volvo's engine are built, then I will change the way I look at it. I am reading a lot of different version of this problem on different forum.
Thank you.
Philippe
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Burning oil 4 months 2 weeks ago #1177

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Burning oil 4 months 1 day ago #1213

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Phillppe:

recent 6 cylinder 3.2 engines have exhibited higher oil comsumption than normal. Volvo has been addressing the problem through your local Volvo dealership - a tear down or engine replacement in some cases.

John
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