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Acura MDX, Auto Repair, Engine, Oil, Scheduled Maintenance, SUV
Apr 10, 2010 (3:34 pm)
hi i know this is acura forum. i have 2010 honda pilot with 5600 miles. should i worry about it? i checked the oil level.. it is just about low level... oil life is 50 % left.. I know brand new engine consume 1.1 quart for 600-800 miles...
#14 of 19 Re: Acura MDX: burning 1qt oil every 1,900 miles [mdxdriver2]
Jan 12, 2012 (7:46 am)
Going through a similar engine / oil consumption / engine block issue on my 2008 Acura MDX (about 63k miles).
Since Sept. 2010 started having the "check oil level" light pop far in advance of any oil change. Oil was actually low (dipstick dry on a few occasions) so def not a sensor issue. Dealership kept topping off the oil level, started their "consumption test", but just last week I was about 60 minutes into a 2 hour drive and the Acura threw up a bunch of misfire codes, an emission code, SH-AWD code, etc.. Experienced rough idling, loss of power, etc. Uh oh.
Luckily I was within a few miles of an Acura dealership so was able to limp it over. Turns out one of my cylinders had zero compression, so they tore it apart, had a few factory guys look at the block / piston / etc. and decided to replace the short block and a laundry list of related parts. Will post up here when I get the MDX back.
At any rate, I had the extended warranty (6yr / 120,000 miles) so it's all covered. May have been a manufacturing defect or some such, will ask the head service manager when I stop in.
#15 of 19 Re: engine oil [kingfans1]
Jan 28, 2012 (8:08 am)
This is not normal, I have owned several Honda/Acura vehicles, including an S2000, Si and Integra, none of these or any other Honda product i have owned has burned a drop of oil.
#16 of 19 Re: Acura MDX: burning 1qt oil every 1,900 miles [mastergan]
Sep 11, 2012 (10:58 am)
I own a 2010 TL SH- AWD and a 2011 MDX. Currenty, I'm experiencing about 1/2 quart of oil every 1K miles on my TL (56K miles). My 2011 MDX is about 20K miles, but as far as I know, the vehicle is not experiencing this issues yet. I'm wondering what they found and how they fixed your vehicle?
#17 of 19 Re: Acura MDX: burning 1qt oil every 1,900 miles [hd45]
Nov 05, 2012 (9:01 pm)
Just got my 2010 tl sh- awd back from 30,000 service and shop advised oil was very low. Honda pilot doesn't burn any oil.....