Login  |  Register
Nissanhelp.com - All About Nissan
All Models, All Years 2015 Armada 2015 Frontier 2015 GT-R 2015 JUKE 2015 Maxima 2015 Sentra 2015 Rogue 2015 Titan 2015 Xterra 2015 370Z
2014 370Z Coupe Nismo 2014 370Z Roadster 2014 Altima Sedan 2014 Cube 2014 JUKE NISMO 2014 Murano 2014 Pathfinder 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Quest 2014 Versa Note 2014 Versa Sedan Concept Models
MyNissan Do-It-Yourself Maintenance Owners Manuals Recalls/Campaigns Service Bulletins Service Manuals Tech Challenge Game Nissan OBDII Codes Glossary & Acronyms Cost Estimator More...
Member's Ride Photos Stock Photo Gallery
Classifieds - For Sale Classifieds - Wanted To Buy Classifieds - Mechanic Wanted Classifieds - Auto Services Search Auto Parts Ultimate Reflector Auto Sun Shades Custom Fit Car Covers Auto Snow Shades Berber Auto Mats Designer Auto Mats Diamond Plate Auto Mats Fashion Auto Mats Hexomats Auto Mats
Register FAQ Social Groups Mark Forums Read
Forums > > > Nissan Xtrail 2002 high oil consumption
Forgot Password? Join Us!


User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-01-2010, 03:58 PM
Jenowen's Avatar
Jenowen
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Angry Nissan Xtrail 2002 high oil consumption

I am suddenly experiencing high oil consumption in my xtrail. About 6 weeks ago i had the head gasket replaced as it was losing coolant, and had been for some time. I had taken the xtrail into the nissan dealership when it first started losing coolant and they couldn't find a problem, so i carried on as normal. The only reason I had to do something more about it was when the temperature gauge was fluctuating rapidly, and the nissan dealership said the gasket needed replacing. Paid over $3000 to get the sorted, then low and behold I have an oil burning problem! The car never used much oil before I had the gasket done! I realise that getting the gasket replaced can unleash other problems, but so quickly? There was no evidence of this problem before. The guy at the dealership isn't really that interested, and told me to come back after 1000km to do another oil consumption test. After looking through these forums, I am wondering whether i have the same problem as some others, whereby it is the butterfly screws. You would think that this would be known to the nissan dealership who should have checked they were all there and tight, or maybe they don't care as long as they can keep fixing your car and take your money. How do I know that the oil problem is not something that the dealership done whilst fixing the water problem? He has told me that it is possible that the rings are had it and it will cost me quite alot to have them replaced, but could it just be the valve thingees that are not relatively expensive to fix? Can anyone help me?
Jenny NZ
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-09-2010, 10:40 PM
vaugrae1's Avatar
vaugrae1
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Default

are you burning the oil or is the oil leaking from some where? there is a die you can put in your oil in which you can use a uv light to find a leak. also check to see if you have water in your oil or oil in your water. this would mean a head gasket is blown or faulty.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-30-2011, 09:04 AM
larryshaw48's Avatar
larryshaw48
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Default

Are you suffering a pressurised crankcase? any gas bubbles appearing in the coolant when engine run with cap off? (don't do hot!)
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
2002, consumption, high, nissan, oil, xtrail

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.0 Beta 2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.