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Old 07-10-2012, 08:43 PM   #29
DamnNissans
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December 2011- Placed an order for a 2012 Subaru Impreza, 5 speed, 5 door hatch, stripped.

January 14, 2012 – 7 Miles. We take delivery of the car.

March 2012 – 2900 Miles +/-. Low Oil Light comes on and we pull over. Oil level is just below the Add 1 Quart mark on the dipstick. I add 1 quart, brings it up to the Full mark and we drive on.
(Consumed 1 quart in 2900 miles +/-)

April 10, 2012 – 4525 Miles. Take car to the dealer for the first oil change. Told them of the oil light coming on at 2900 miles +/-, having to add 1 quart. The dealer changed the oil, said car will consume oil during break-in.

April 10, 2012 – 4550 Miles +/-. I check the oil level and it is ½” above the Full mark on the dipstick.

May 24, 2012 – 7160 Miles +/-. Low Oil Light comes on.
(Consumed between 1 and 1 ½ quarts in 2625 miles +/-)

May 25, 2012 – 7189 Miles. Take car to the dealer for Low Oil Light coming on. Dealer does not see Low Oil Level light on. Dealer finds that the car is 1 quart low. Dealer changed the oil and started Oil Consumption Test. Told not to add oil.

June 25, 2012 – 9330 Miles +/-. Low Oil Light comes on. I check the oil level and it is 1/8” below the Add 1 Quart mark.
(Consumed 1 quart in 2141 miles +/-)

June 26, 2012 – 9358 Miles. Take car to dealer for Low Oil Light being on and the oil level being 1/8” below the Add 1 quart line. When we pick up the car we are told the oil was ½ quart low. Dealer adds ½ quart. Wants to order Low Oil Sensor. Service Department Manager says he knew nothing of the Low Oil Light ever being on and wants to restart Oil Consumption Test.

June 26, 2012 – 9380 Miles +/-. I check the oil level and it is ½ way between the Add 1 Quart mark and the Full mark on the dipstick. (Have Picture)

July 8, 2012 – 10084 Miles +/-. Low Oil Light comes on.
(Consumed between ½ quart and 1 quart in 704 miles +/-)

July 9, 2012 – 10230 Miles +/-. I check the oil level and it is 1/8” below the Add 1 Quart mark.

July 10, 2012 – 10249 Miles. We take the car to the dealer for the Low Oil Light being on. Dealer sees Low Oil Level light on. When we pick up the car we are told the oil was ½ quart low. The dealer had ordered a Low Oil Level Sensor. The Service Department Manager goes searching for his Head Service Tech. I wander up to the Sales Floor to speak with the Salesman that we bought the car from and ask to sell the car back. He hears my concerns and gets a Head Salesman to speak with me. They instruct me on how to begin the Lemon Law process. Service Department Manager informs my fiancι that the Add Oil Mark means to add ½ quart.

July 10, 2012 – 10270 Miles. I check the oil level and it is 1/16” below the Full mark.
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