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Old 18-06-15, 11:35 PM   #1
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Hi guys! Bought my 207 in February with a full service and oil change, it was on the max on the dipstick then.

Today, 2,800 miles later I got a check oil warning, I checked the oil, and it is on the minimum line.

Is this normal oil usage? It seems quite high, I never had to top-up the oil between changes on my 206.

How much oil is it between the max/min lines?

Can I mix different types of oil? I am not sure what was put in.

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Old 19-06-15, 10:06 AM   #2
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A lot of newer cars seem to burn some oil these days. I had a Honda FRV as a company car and that needed topping up pretty frequently between services. It even mentioned that it was normal to use oil in the owners manual.

My 308 manual states........
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It is normal to top up the oil level between services. PEUGEOT recommends that you check the oil level and top up if necessary evey 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometres).
I would expect that when it was serviced they used the oil as specified for the engine so I would go by what is recommended in the owners handbook. If you don't have one you can view & maybe download from here http://public.servicebox.peugeot.com/ddb/
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i mentioned before daughters 207 was using alot of oil but after putting a additive in the oil for a month it uses far less now.

some will say ' no additives' so at own risk, may even void a warranty.

but noticed the oil starting to go blackish after a month, it was always so clean it was hard to see on the dipstick, so was cleaning something out,oil rings pcv valve?
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