How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask indy-tech Your Own Question

indy-tech, Import tech
Category: Nissan
Satisfied Customers: 6857
Experience:  Import technician
Type Your Nissan Question Here...
indy-tech is online now

My 64 plate nissan juke 1.2 turbo petrol has needed 2 oil top

ups and used about 6... Show More
ups and used about 6 liters of oil in 10 month theres only 7000 miles on the clock just gettin fobbed off at the dealers, saying that is normal for this engine that cant be right
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Nissan
Show Less
Ask Your Own Nissan Question
indy-tech, Import tech
Satisfied Customers: 6857
Experience: Import technician
replied 1 year ago.
Hi .
Normal oil consumption and a engine is calculated 1 quart to every 1000 miles .
You need to calculate how much oil used in 1000 miles .
On new cars 2013 onward this is no longer the case.
but the older ones can use up to 1 quart every 1000miles .
If you are smoking out the exhaust then this is using way to much oil .
Some will use more than other ,you could have a friend with the same car and could use no more than 1/2 quart per 1000 miles ,
But as said anything over that is not right and something should be checked.
if needed please get back to me with the reply button, and not the poor or bad service, this way i can get back to you or suggest another expert if needed.
Your deposit does not pay me until the answer is rated in a positive way,
Not rating or a bad rating does not constitute a refund.
If you are not happy or you have sorted out your problem before the answer then please let me know with the reply button .
Kind regards Greg.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago.
There is no external leeks and exaust fumes are fine so where is tne oil going using 1 liter every thousand miles
indy-tech, Import tech replied 1 year ago.
Okay as said this is normal 1 liter every thousand miles , there is an oil to cut down theconsumption. Castrol max lifeBut not much you can do unless you are using synthetic oils then i would change to 20W40 this will cut down the oil consumption by a great deal . So if you are using synthetic oil change to mineral 20W40 castrol .. If you are using mineral then check its not 10w30 if it is use the castrol Your engine is slowly burning the oil ,Most likely from the piston oil rings or valve shaft seals . Rgds Greg
Customer reply replied 1 year ago.
I am using 5w30 fully synth as it says in the manual changeing it to 20w40 min will be ok
indy-tech, Import tech replied 1 year ago.
Okay if you had full syn 5W30 then use mineral 10W40 first, if improves then at winter time use 20W40.
Please get beck to me with the results
indy-tech, Import tech replied 1 year ago.
Hi . Just checking in if you still need assistance . Rgds Greg

What Customers are Saying:

  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
< Previous | Next >
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, do indeed know your stuff. Jim
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex

Meet The Experts:

  • Jake


    Nissan Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
< Previous | Next >
  • Jake's Avatar


    Nissan Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
  • Robert's Avatar


    UK Qualified Car Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    self employed in the motor repair buisness 19years
  • indy-tech's Avatar


    Import tech

    Satisfied Customers:

    Import technician
  • Matt's Avatar


    Mechanical Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
  • Ross's Avatar


    Diagnostic and repair technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
  • Rob's Avatar


    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    30 years trade experience