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It would be useful if people also included the build date of their car and that can help to potentially identify a batch of engines based on months rather than by year alone.

The Northstar engines had this problem a long time ago but remedied in 2000 by utilizing squeeze casting for their blocks.
Is there a way to identify build date and location??
 

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Update infiniti said my oil test was clean which the dealer physically seen coolant and metal in the oil pan!
Wow... that Copper is high, and Aluminum and Iron are higher than average.

Here's my Q's UOAs for comparison:
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Your engine needs to be replaced. Otherwise, with the Copper as high as it is, which is plain bearing material, I see rod knock in your future.
 

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Wow... that Copper is high, and Aluminum and Iron are higher than average.

Here's my Q's UOAs for comparison:
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Your engine needs to be replaced. Otherwise, with the Copper as high as it is, which is plain bearing material, I see rod knock in your future.
According to infinti nothing is wrong. I argued about the bearing metal. They claim its normal.
 

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Keep the OCI low (3k’ish) and do Blackstone oil analysis reports to show any patterns up/down to help calm nerves / raise alarm bells.
 

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So infiniti claims there's a turbo seal that's bad? They want to change the driver side turbo and they say that can leak coolant into the exhaust. Does coolant run through the turbos??? Anyone have a diagram they could find and share?

Also it was my engine coolant that is the is going somewhere not the heat exchanger.
 

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So infiniti claims there's a turbo seal that's bad? They want to change the driver side turbo and they say that can leak coolant into the exhaust. Does coolant run through the turbos??? Anyone have a diagram they could find and share?

Also it was my engine coolant that is the is going somewhere not the heat exchanger.
I'm guessing you have an air-cooled engine oil cooler since you have a Luxe.

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I thought only the sport versions had the air cooled.
 

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I'm guessing you have an air-cooled engine oil cooler since you have a Luxe.

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Man thanks so much!! You're awesome! I have been searching the internet for hours! So apparently the HE tank just cools intake air?

I have alot to learn about this engine. Not a clue about the oil cooler. I haven't touched the car since I have had only about two months so far.

Dealer is still advocating for new engine.
 

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I thought only the sport versions had the air cooled.
He has a 2019 Q60. It's my understanding that all trims of the 2019 Q60 have air-cooled oil coolers, including the Luxe.
 

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Update infiniti said my oil test was clean which the dealer physically seen coolant and metal in the oil pan!

They are going to pressure test the car when it heats up to full temp to see if it's going into a cylinder.

Dealer still think they need to replace the engine so they jumpi g through hoops for me
I noticed your sheet says 0w-20 oil. Here are my result for comparison, I run e-70-85 fuel exclusively if it makes any difference. This thread scared me into using Blackstone, and I'll use them for every oil change here on out. This is after 4,500 oil change, 38K on engine. I have been using Royal Purple HPS 5w-30 since first oil change, with RYP 10-2876 oil filter as well. It's not the extra capacity one, it's the shorter one, but I always ran 6 bottles in my car even before the capacity bulletin. Kinda just had a gut feeling on that one.

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Relevant to the long block replacement discussion, here's a 2019 Ecoboost 2.0L liter replacement engine that made it 10 miles <!> before it wet the bed, er, exhaust ports, and thus, the 2019 Ford Edge will be getting its 3rd engine in 39k miles:


Not wanting to defend Infiniti, but these coolant issues can happen to any late-model vehicle...
 
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