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Old 11-27-2019, 09:19 AM   #29
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Dealer did a full inspection, I made it very clear it was consuming oil they said there's nothing visable even under the car. I have looked all over the engine bay, even cam plate area because I even heard there was a tsb for it.
My experience with dealers and fault isolation, dealers seem like they respond better to symptoms, not "possible solutions we researched through the forums ." In my line of work in the aircraft world, when a customer states there's a problem and we can't replicate that problem, we call it "no fault found" and end up replacing whatever the customer claims is wrong. It's a quick way for the dealer to earn a profit and a quick way for you to spend money that doesn't need to be spent yet.


Everyday I am learning how to better explain my symptoms (what the weather was like, temperature, raining, super hot out mid-day, cold morning commute). Was I driving normal, or carving the twisties? This only strengthens my relation with my dealer. They are car people too, believe it or not.
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Thanks for all the good info, thought I'd give an update. So when I took my car in for valve spring recall it turns out my cam carriers were leaking, dealer wanted to charge 900 to fix, I had them contact my third party warranty company where they ended up charging them little over 2k. Are leaky cam carriers common?

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just to toss my experience in here, my '13 FRS as over 80k on the clock and does not need any oil between oil changes. However, Im running 0w-40 mobil 1 and I change my oil around 3,000-4,000 miles or earlier if I feel like it.
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