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16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: #4511372
09/09/17 08:05 AM
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Anyone else with an Elantra GT experience oil consumption? I use Amsoil 5W20 & change it every 7.5K. Last OCI I added 1/2 quart, 3/4 quart so far thru 4K. Nevertheless, I thinking of using 5W30 next OCI. BTW, my car has 22K.
TY


'16 Hyundai Elantra GT
'08 Subaru 2.5i OBWL
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511425
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I would run a UOA and see if you can find something. Is 5W-30 allowed under warranty?

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511432
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Yes, Hyundai is very lenient on oil viscosity. My Elantra allows for 5W-20, 5W-30 or 10W-30.

Button, I might try a different brand of oil for an oil change. Maybe a different brand would slow down/stop the consumption?

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511445
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A lot of those 5W-30's seem to be getting the focus from the oil manufacturers. Since you live in Georgia, it might not hurt to try a good spec 5W-30 and see what happens

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511448
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I'd agree with the idea of trying a different brand of oil in 5w-30 if that's what you'd like to try. Although Hyundai is not particularly strict with oil grades for most of their cars...just from my experience, I'd try a good off the shelf brand versus Amsoil. I mainly use PP and QSUD and have found that they seem to work well in Hyundai vehicles. YMMV.

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: bigj_16] #4511453
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Yes, I can use 5W-30


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Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: JustN89] #4511454
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Does your use oil too?
Originally Posted By: JustN89
Yes, Hyundai is very lenient on oil viscosity. My Elantra allows for 5W-20, 5W-30 or 10W-30.

Button, I might try a different brand of oil for an oil change. Maybe a different brand would slow down/stop the consumption?

Last edited by Button; 09/09/17 10:40 AM.

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'08 Subaru 2.5i OBWL
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511547
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Skip over 5W-30 and go straight to 10W-30.

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511562
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Originally Posted By: Button
Does your use oil too?
Originally Posted By: JustN89
Yes, Hyundai is very lenient on oil viscosity. My Elantra allows for 5W-20, 5W-30 or 10W-30.

Button, I might try a different brand of oil for an oil change. Maybe a different brand would slow down/stop the consumption?

Just hit 11,000 miles and no, mine doesn't use a drop. So far I've used different brands at each oil change, all 5W-30. I dumped the factory fill and put in QSUD. No complaints there. It held up pretty well over the short interval. 3k miles later that was dumped in favor of PUPPP. I liked it until it hit the 3k mile mark and then I started getting chatter at start up. Dumped it and now have Schaeffer 9000 5W-30. So far, so good. However, I knew their 5W-20 was API certified but I didn't realize their 5W-30 wasn't until I had already purchased it. Not sure if I'll keep going with it, but the oil has held up pretty well over the last 1k miles.

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511980
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Totally different engine, but the 2L in my Soul is quieter and uses less oil on 10W-30.

I Georgia, using 10W-30 year-round would be a good move, and still warranty-approved.


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M1 EP 10W-30; OEM Kia filter.
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4511987
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All of these Hyundai's burning oil don't those folks stand behind that great 10 year 100,000 mile warranty?


2004 Corolla 124786
Out: VML 5w-30 TG4967 OCI 5007 Miles
In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74277
Out: T6 5W-40 M1-303
In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 74705 4-22-18
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Merkava_4] #4512034
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Originally Posted By: Merkava_4
Skip over 5W-30 and go straight to 10W-30.

+1
... or up a grade or two to 0/5/10W40 .

Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4512038
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I'd try a 5k run on 5W-30 dino to encourage ring seating. Even SuperTech will be fine. Then go back to your Amsoil and see what happens.


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99 Olds Aurora 4.0L 91K M1_5w30 5yr OCI
13 Dodge Dart 2.0L 30k PP 0w20 OLM OCI
70 Camaro 5.7L 59k
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4512131
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I only have about 8300 miles on my '17 Elantra with the 2.0L engine, but it hasn't used a drop of oil.

L8R,
Matt


2010 Chrysler Sebring Touring 173.8k
Valvoline MaxLife 5w30/Fram Ultra filter

2017 Hyundai Elantra SE 21.8k
Pennzoil Platinum 5w30/Fram Ultra filter
Re: 16 Hyundai Elantra GT Burning Oil: [Re: Button] #4512310
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Matt,

How often do you change it?


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