A. No, the engine does not develop an affinity for one oil or have a negative reaction to changing brands.
A. Good question and an area that is most often neglected or done incorrectly. Many truck 5th wheels are re-lubricated by simply taking the grease dispensing un...
A. TBN is total base number and TAN is total acid number. TBN is a measure of the reserve alkalinity or reserve acid neutralization remaining in the oil.
A. There is no set answer to this question or standard. The answer depends on make, model, engine condition and operating conditions. A badly worn engine will c...
A. Oils listed with W (which stands for winter) can have different numerical values different combinations within what is called a multi-grade diesel engine oil...
A. Actually, Cummins recommended a multi-grade oil 15W-40 in this engine which offered several benefits versus a straight SAE 40 Oil.
A. Soot loading in the oil is caused by fuel combustion by products and can be impacted by operating conditions, engine condition and the efficiency of the fuel...
A. Greases vary widely in their performance capability in respect to the basic performance factors. Greases for heavy equipment can be designed to pump very eas...
A. Yes, if you are using a Cummins Westport Spark-Ignition Engine, CITGARD CNG / LNG is the best recommendation.
A. Follow the oil analysis provider’s oil sampling guidelines. The best way to obtain an oil sample is to use an oil valve directly attached to the engine port.