Any vehicle owner knows that lubricants are vital to the correct operation of your engine; in particular they reduce wear.
Most popular questions
What are lubricants norms?
Standards and industrial organizations such as the American Petroleum Institute (API), the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA), JASO (Japanese Automotive Standard Organization) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) establish specific norms to manage lubricant characteristics and performances.
What is the best lubricant for my car?
What are oil additives?
What is Antifreeze and Coolant?
What is synthetic oil?
Synthetic oils are a blend of fluids and additives that accentuate certain properties (anti-wear, anti-pollution, anti-corrosion, etc.), and are appropriate for the most demanding and high-performance engines, and for extreme conditions (high temperatures, high pressure).
How to check manual transmission fluid (MTF)?
Transmission oil is a mixture of base oil and additives with very good anti-wear and anti-scoring properties and good stability to thermal oxidation. Manual transmissions use a variety of oils: regular motor oil, heavyweight hypoid gear oil or even automatic transmission fluid in some cases. Your owner's manual will tell you what your transmission calls for.