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Read the Labels on Motor Oil Before You Buy

Know how to read the labels and what to look for on both the front and back labels of the motor oil you buy, or you may be using product that can cause unsatisfactory performance or damage to your engine. The following are some key items to look for on motor oil labels and to

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Castrol GTX and Ford Motorcraft

Castrol GTX Diesel Motor OilSAE 15W-40, API CK-4 The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. Read More> Ford Motorcraft Super Duty Formula Diesel Motor OilSAE 15W-40“Meets WSS-M2C171-F1, Cummins CES

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A Look at Delo, Delvac, and Rotella SAE 15W-40 Heavy-Duty

Chevron Delo 400 SDE Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Oil SAE 15W-40 API CK-4/SN, CJ-4, CI-4 PLUS  The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. Read More> Mobil Delvac 1300 Super

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Now Live ILSAC GF-6/API SP/Resource Conserving

Today is the first day that passenger car engine oils can officially be licensed as ILSAC GF-6/API SP/Resource Conserving Below is a new Quick Reference (QR) the Petroleum Quality Institute of America added to its library of guides. This QR provides a summary of the new API SP and ILSAC GF-6 designations. Consumers are encouraged

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A Look at Five SAE 0W-20s

Castrol Edge Full Synthetic Motor OilSAE 0W-20, API SN PLUS/ILSAC GF-5 The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. Read More> Mobil 1 High Mileage Full Synthetic Motor OilSAE 0W-20, API SN

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Citgo Tractor Hydraulic Fluid Class Action Settled for $18.83 Million

The settlement establishes a $18,825,000.00 “Class Settlement Fund” that will be paid to Settlement Class Members as: (1) cash awards of up to 100% of the purchase price paid for the 303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluid Products and (2) reimbursement for the costs of any repairs, parts, and specific equipment damage that a Settlement Class Member

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PASSENGER CAR MOTOR OIL

PETROLEUM QUALITY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA SAMPLE SUMMARY/PASSENGER CAR MOTOR OIL Passenger car motor oil is the lifeblood of your engine. In addition to lubricating moving

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