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Oil Filter Magnets Remove Grit, Improve Lubrication

Magna-Guard Oil Filter Magnets are SAE “Tested Engine Safe.”

Quaker State Announces ILSAC GF-6 Compliant Motor Oils

ILSAC GF-6 is the next-generation of standards set by the International Lubricants Standardization and Approval Committee.

VIDEO: Oil Specifications On European Vehicles

Andrew Markel discusses oil specifications on European vehicles, and how international committees often work together to improve oil standards.

What Is Oil Testing?

Oil specifications are not about the ingredients in the oil, but how the oil reacts to standardized conditions.

VIDEO: Oil Consumption Issues On Modern Vehicles

Andrew Markel discusses proper oil consumption levels for modern vehicles, and the issues that high oil consumption can cause in the engine.

VIDEO: Factory Fill On Older Vehicles

Andrew Markel discusses the importance of factory fill, and why fluid specifications change after a car rolls off the line.

Pennzoil Releases ‘Know Your Oil’ Video Content

Since there are varying levels of education around motor oil, the company has released the next round of its educational “Know Your Oil” series.

VIDEO: Using The Right Oil In Toyota Vehicles

Andrew Markel stresses the importance of using 0W-20 oil in Toyota vehicles and how it improves startup time and fuel efficiency.

Motor Oil: So Many Kinds, So Much Confusion

Take a stroll down the motor oil aisle in any parts store and you’ll see row after row of different brands, viscosities and formulations.