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Hey guys I have a 2012 Si that’s got the oil burning issue. Can I add 5 quarts of oil when I do the oil change? I change my oil every 5k but I don’t want to risk running it low. Would adding 5 quarts be harmful to the car?
 

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I would not overfill the oil, not that much anyways. Check it regularly and top off when needed.

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You can do damage with too much oil, as well as too little oil. I second filling to correct height and checking at each fuel fill-up.

With today's uber-reliable cars, it's a good habit most of us don't do anymore.
 

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How much oil does the Owner's Manual say to add? Are you changing the oil filter when you change your oil? If you are, that requires a slightly different amount of oil than if you aren't. I also recall reading in the Owner's Manual years ago for my 2012 Si that Honda recommends checking the oil level every time you get gas. It's a pain, but what else are you going to do for the 2 minutes it takes to fill your tank? Might as well be something useful like checking your oil!
 

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Hey guys I have a 2012 Si that’s got the oil burning issue. Can I add 5 quarts of oil when I do the oil change? I change my oil every 5k but I don’t want to risk running it low. Would adding 5 quarts be harmful to the car?

Burning eh? I would try the liquimoly motor oil saver. It's part no. 2020, can be used every 15-20k.
Sounds like the rings are dirty in which a PEA based fuel system clean along with a detergent not solvent based crankcase cleaner might help. This all can be done at once with the Gumout Multi System.
 
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