Engine oil specifications from most major car and truck manufacturers can get very, very detailed. We’re talking beyond simply matching viscosity ratings and brands — today’s companies often have in-depth requirements as to what oil you can put into their vehicles in…
Synthetic oil can prolong engine life and reduce your long-term car ownership costs. But how is synthetic oil made? Let’s examine the process and help you determine the right oil for your car.
There are many types of oil filters, and they all play a role in protecting your car’s engine. Let’s take a look at how they differ.
Changing your oil is a simple task for the most part, but there are a few key areas that you should always keep in mind. By following these 10 oil … Continue Reading Know How Notes – 10 Oil Change Tips
Mankind has been using oil for at least 4,000 years, and oil myths are not isolated to miracle cures: There are plenty of oil myths ready to kill your car.
Oil additives make up a large part of engine oil, but why are they so important for your engine? Isn’t oil good enough?
Replacing an oil filter and oil is an important part of maintenance, but can you replace the filter alone? Read more to find out.
Don’t feel bad if you’re asking, “What is an oil flush?” Not every car needs one, but an oil flush cleanses your engine of sludge and contaminants.
Valve stem seals control the lubrication of the valve stem as it slides in the valve guide. Too little oil causes stem and guide wear. Too much oil increases oil … Continue Reading What Are Valve Stem Seals And What Do They Do For Your Engine?
Here’s a question: How many miles can an oil filter last? You’ll probably get some different answers, but here’s why you shouldn’t wait to find out.