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Q. I hear today's higher operating temperatures in lower-emissions engines are tough on the oil.

What can I do to make sure my engine is protected from higher heat?

June 26, 2013

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A. Premium oils are designed to withstand the rigors of higher temperatures. Combining a premium oil with oil analysis can be the ultimate combination in managing not only the optimum oil change interval, but also extending the life of the engine.

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Mark Betner

Heavy Duty Lubricants Manager

CITGO Lubricants

Mark Betner boasts 35 years of experience in the lubricants business. As the Heavy Duty Product Manager for CITGO Lubricants he is responsible for initiating and implementing the marketing of new products and human development programs and oversees communications with the media, trade shows and consumer education.

Prior to this, he was a field sales manager and technical training administrator at an independent lubricant company specializing in heavy equipment lubrication.

Mark earned a master’s and bachelor’s degree in both chemistry and biology from Indiana University. He holds a certification from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers and is a member of the Truck Maintenance Council.


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