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Q. Does a high oxidation level mean corrosion?

April 26, 2016
A. If I follow your inquiry correctly, your question is why does the oil analysis report indicate higher oil oxidation than normal and does this result in...

Q. What are some lubricant do's and don'ts?

March 7, 2016
A. This is a wide open question but here are some basics.

Q. What Citgo oil is recommended for Detroit Diesel 2 stroke 8V-92?

February 2, 2016
For 2 stroke Detroit Diesel engines, CITGO recommends an SAE 30 or 40 single grade engine oil.

Q. Best oil for trucks that run seldomly?

September 22, 2015
A. The problem: One challenge for diesel engines that set idle for long periods of time is a tendency for condensation and corrosion.

Q. What's the best way to take a used-oil sample?

September 4, 2015
A. When it comes to taking a used-oil sample, timing is essential. First, integrate oil analysis into the component maintenance schedule as a regular part...

Q. How do I get started on oil analysis?

September 2, 2015
A. There are several reliable and professionally-operated oil analysis laboratories available. You can contact these laboratories directly for information...

Q. Can my lubricant choices help extend the life of my diesel particulate filter?

September 2, 2015
A. Heavy duty engines oils that meet API CJ-4 standards have been designed to improve the life of the diesel particulate filter compared to previous engine...

Q. How should I store my oils and lubricants?

September 2, 2015
A. When it comes to lubricant storage, the first thing that we recommend you do is contact your lubricant provider and find out what training is available...

Q. How do I know if an automated chassis lubrication system is right for me?

September 1, 2015
A. Several factors must be evaluated when considering an automated chassis lubrication system. Among those are...

Q. What is different about PC-11 from past categories?

August 30, 2015
A. PC-11 uses a property of engine oil called high-temperature, high-shear (HTHS) to differentiate the two subcategories, PC-11 A and PC-11 B.