Everything is burning!

Asked by Jul 18, 2017 at 02:04 AM about the 2004 Nissan Altima 2.5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

So my 04 Nissan Altima Burns oil very fast,
I have to fill the oil up around 200-400
miles, I have to refill my coolant nearly
every 2 days, I have white smoke coming
out the exaust and my gas SEEMS to be
burning way faster than it use to. Only
check engine lights I have is Camshaft too
advanced in bank 1 and And high idle
(p0507) any cheap ways to fix this? I'm
only in high school and I don't have much
money for repairs.

7 Answers

Oh and I'm asking any cheap ways to fix the burning problems, idk if it has a correlation to the engine light codes but I'm more concerned about the burning

74,525

Time for a new engine. Bummer.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Dang, any idea what's precisely wrong with it?

74,525

Worn out and bad head gaskets likely.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Alright, thanks, you think/recommend I use a certain type of sealer before I just give up?

251,385

The sealer will only be temporary and or not work at all. Up to you if you want to spend another $10.

74,525

No "magic" stuff in a can will help your engine.

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