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Metal shavings in oil

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Hi all,
I have sportage 2022 4th generation GDI 2.4, for now it has 3800 mile odometer, this is my second time changing the oil, first time it was only 500 mile and today it has 3800 mile, in both oil changes I notices metal shavings and I wonder if its normal or that is an issue, and if it could stop suddenly because of this issue as I will be travelling about 600 mile in one drive next week (there will be no road service or assistance).
Is it true new engines have such shavings?
How to check the engine?
BTW, the engine consumed about 200-300 ml of oil in this 3300 mile.
Thanks a lot.
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Shavings in the oil is not a good sign - there is something seriously wrong and if you have warranty cover get it to the dealership ASAP for the oil consumption and the metal particles.

I change my oil at 5000 miles and it never looks as dark as yours.
You can have them assess the metal particles - if its non-magnetic then it would be from the white metal bearings but either way its a sign that there's some serious damage going on, and if you plan to rebuild it then take it out of service ASAP, but if you're going to replace it then drive it until it dies.
There's no way to accurately predict how long it will last.
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