Lubricants |

Car Lubricants – Tips for Choosing The right Oil

A car lubricant helps to reduce friction between moving surfaces in your car. There are numerous types of lubricants used in vehicles and each has a specific purpose that it serves. For instance, motor oil, gear oil, transmission fluid, wheel bearing etc. Apart from reducing friction, lubricants help in cooling the engine while ensuring that engine parts remain clean. They also help protect the inner surfaces of the engine against while also ensuring leak tightness in engine parts. If you’re not sure of which lubricant to use, here are quick tips to help you out.

Use manufacturer’s recommendations

Using your car’s maintenance guide, get instructions on which oil to use, viscosity level, and any other requirements that your car may have.

Use certified brands

Ensure that the lubricant is from a certified manufacturer and those that keep evolving with technological advancements.

Get the right lubricant for your vehicle

Pick the correct lubricant for your car category. Be it a bus, truck, an off-road vehicle or a motorcycle, each operate under various conditions and all have different engine specifications.

Always read the label

If you are purchasing from a certified brand, the manufacturer will usually give detailed information of the products and which it’s usage. Plus, you can always seek advice form the dealer you’re purchasing from.

See our lubricant brands here and you can also read on How to Effectively Manage Engine Oil Burning

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Lubricants |

Car Engine Oil – How it Works To Give A Smooth Ride

It is important to know how car engine oil works so you can enjoy optimum performance from your car. Engine oil performs several vital functions including lubrication, cooling, cleaning, and sealing. Here is a brief explanation of these functions:

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Lubricants / Service Stations |

Most Common Causes Of Engine Oil Leakage ( With Fixes)

Oil is one of the major components of the engine. It protects the moving parts from the effects of friction and loss of shape. Oil leakage has negative impact on both the engine, and the environment. Therefore, leakages should be fixed immediately they are realized.

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Lubricants |

Engine Oil Burning- How to Effectively Manage

Many issues will trigger engine oil burning. You should figure out if your engine oil is burning, leaking, or just being used at a higher rate than typical.

Top signs of burnt oil include increased pressure in crankcase, enhanced oil usage, exhaust smoke, and reduced engine pressure (triggered by washed valve seals).

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Fuel / Lubricants / Service Stations |

Manual vs. Automatic Transmission Vehicles

Manual vs. Automatic Transmission Vehicles? You may have already decided on the vehicle which you would like to purchase, however, you may be torn in between choosing a manual transmission and an automatic transmission model.

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Lubricants / Service Stations |

Top 3 Signs Which Show That Your Vehicle’s Engine Has Trouble

We have all experienced it; while seated in traffic, or cruising the super highway, your ears are up, and you listen. Did I just hear a whirring sound somewhere? Do I know where it’s coming from? Is it coming from my car’s engine?

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