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6.7 Oil Consumption During Break-In Period?
I cringe as I write this, & I hope I am not plagued with more bad luck especially after what my '08 put me through..........
my truck has 820 miles on it, hasn't seen over 70mph on the interstate. From stop lights, I accelerate like a granny, and am always varying the speed per the owners manual so the engine components can seat properly.
Only after 600 miles on the odometer have I bumped passing gear 3 times, with one only of those times the RPM's touching 3k and was unprepared for the engine to get there so quickly and backed out of it for fear of hurting the engine.
Checked my oil today, truck parked on as flat/level of a surface possible for 3 hours, and am somewhat panic'd at the fact the oil level is approximately 1/2 quart low. The level sits almost dead center of the "cross-hatched" area on the dipstick in between the 2 holes.
I truly hope this is normal consumption resulting from engine break-in.