2007 Chevrolet Suburban Consumer Review: Oil Consuming 2007 Suburban LT

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Oil Consuming 2007 Suburban LT
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban LT 1500 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


17K, add engine oil light came on. Noted to be 2 qts low. Thought this was odd since too new for this to occur. 22K, light came on again. Dealer stated "not uncommon to burn thru a quart or 2 in the break in period. Funny. Light has come on at least 8 times. Burned thru 12+ qts in the past 10K. Dealer has done pressure test, die test (although they never finalized procedure as they claimed they did), checked valve springs for knicks (according to TSB). No oil coming out of tailpipe and no leaks what so ever. Dealer keeps telling me to put on more miles. No resolution to date. I'm done! Have seen others with same problem on the web. Do not recommend this vehicle & MPG stinks

Best Features

I love the interior design, the exterior design (very snazzy front end), redesigned brake system (stops on a dime), and love the "car like" ride. This is my 3rd Burb and all new school stuff. On board computer system is nice too. (Too bad the motor is garbage!)

Worst Features

Build motors that work right. Battery died in less than 1 yr. Lighter covers stink, had 2 replaced already!
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