Is there an oil leak in my Chevy Tahoe?

Is there an oil leak in my Chevy Tahoe?

No noticeable leaks and no oil being burned with blue smoke, etc. I checked the net and found that this is a rather common problem with these engines. GM needs to step up and offer a fix for this apparently well-known issue. This is without a doubt the dumbest thing I have ever heard of with a vehicle and GM says “it’s normal”.

Why is the Check Engine light on on my 2007 Chevy Tahoe?

The check engine light is on. It is a safety issue and an economic failure of my 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe. Bought the vehicle used from Ballweg Ford in Sauk City. After the first oil change I started having to put a quart of oil in it every 1,000 miles. Contacted Ballweg and they said it was common to use a quart if oil every 2,000 miles.

Why is there no oil leak in my car?

If you confirm that the PCV valve doesn’t have a problem and you ensured no internal leak inside the engine, the problem could be related to internal engine failure. There are different engine components, and many of them could be the culprit for oil overconsumption.

How often do you top off the oil in a Chevy Tahoe?

No oil hits the ground, no smoke, it just getting burned up in the cylinders ( so completely that it doesn’t smoke ). The ritual of having to top off the oil every 1000 miles give or take is terrible, especially when its synthetic oil.

What to do if you have an oil pan leak in your Chevy Tahoe?

If the leak has been diagnosed as coming from the engine rear cover assembly, refer to Engine Rear Cover Replacement in SI and remove the engine rear cover assembly. Inspect for engine block porosity where the engine rear cover mates to the engine block.

What causes a leak in the rear of a Chevy Tahoe?

If you get the part from Chevy it will come with a new rear seal, housing, housing gasket and bolts for around $50. most rear main leaks are caused by pcv valve being clogged building pressure in the crankcase. be sure to check that before you dive into replacing the seal

Is the rear main seal or oil pan leak?

Got under it to take a look. Small oil accumulated between motor and trans. Clearly its engine oil, by the way. I thought it would be the rear main seal; however, a mechanic friend said on and 08 with that many miles, more likley the oil pan leaking and rear main seal.

What kind of smoke is coming from the tailpipe of a car?

Drivers must understand the concept of smoke from cars. Usually, it is water vapor or steam, since it is introduced into the chamber. For that reason, you will have the water dripping from the tailpipe. Drivers can also see the water in the fuel or a leak in the head gasket.