Originally Posted by Bmwister
Couldn't possibly be poor driving habits could it? My neighbors daughter redlines her Honda Accord for minutes on end every morning on cold days to "warm it up faster" and not only does it run poorly, it smokes a bit of blue (less than 20,000 miles on it). Just food for thought.
She is a very conservative driver, easy on a car...but the sample size is small. I do hear often of problems cause by screw ups by the lube mechanics, however.