169 Responses to “Drivers Upset Over Subaru Oil Consumption Issues” #1 John Manson says: . October 28th, 2013 at 5:28 pm. Keep talking to your dealer, I’m hearing rumours of a recall about to be issued (as of mid Oct 2013) for defective rings on some models of Subaru – including 2011 Foresters…
Gibbs Law Group attorneys and co-counsel litigated a class action lawsuit against Subaru that alleged that certain Subaru vehicles have defective engines, which burn a substantial portion of their oil.
Subaru sued over vehicles' oil burning. A proposed class-action lawsuit contends Subaru of America failed to tell consumers about an oil-consumption problem in its most popular models.
How much oil does it use in 1,200 miles? 1,200 miles is the specified duration of the oil consumption test. Subaru says your engine should not use more than 1/3 quart in 1,200 miles (1 quart in 3,600).
Shelly Shugars, a training director from Tivoli, N.Y., bought a new 2012 Subaru Impreza Sport hatchback and had her first oil change done on schedule when it hit its first 3,000 miles.
The 2012 Buick Verano has 12 problems reported for oil consumption. Average failure mileage is 60,850 miles.
Disgruntled Subaru Forester, Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Crosstek owners whose cars burned more oil than usual can rest a little easier today.
Compare Subaru Forester complaints, problems, & worst model years. There are 581 complaints on file for the Subaru Forester.
On the heels of the oil consumption issues we continue to see with Audi and Subaru, we are now fielding calls on the 1 800 LEMON LAW hotline from Volvo XC drivers who are seeing their low oil lights lighting up with regularity. The Volvo oil consumption issue has caught up with mostly Volvo XC60 and XC90 drivers who are complaining of dry dipsticks and repeated oil messages.
If you take the time and look up oil consumption charts you will see that the maximum amount allowable is a quart in 600 miles, at that rate you will see oil smoke out the tailpipe, a cloud of blue after sitting at a stop light and so on.
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Subaru settles in oil consumption lawsuit. Last week, the drivers in the lawsuit told Law360, Subaru has agreed to extend its 5 year, 60,000 mile warranty in respect to the alleged defect to an 8 year, 100,000 mile warranty. SOA will also reimburse certain expenses for vehicle repairs, rental cars, towing and the purchase of up to six quarts .
What causes these already prone for oil consumption Subaru engines to start burning the oil? There are oil drain back holes in the pistons that plug up not allowing the oil to drain through the oil sc.r rings. The rings also get stuck in the piston not scthe oil off the cylinder correctly..
Subaru Takes a Crude Stance on Oil Consumption Subaru wants you to know that adding a quart of oil to your new engine every 1,000 1,200 miles is perfectly normal..