Engine Oil Additives – Buy It or Know It?

Engine oil additives are substances that are soluble in oil. They are added to improve the engine oil’s performance as they alter its chemical or physical properties. Every manufacturer uses additives, however these additives should not be confused with those …

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Mineral Oil vs. Synthetic Oil: Know The Difference

The main differences of synthetic and mineral oil explained simply: Different Production Mineral oil is produced by refining crude oil. Ideally, the manufacturer is able to get rid of the impurities and only keeps the homogeneous molecules. Synthetic oil is …

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How To Check Your Car’s Oil Level

How To Check Oil Level On Cars With Dipstick One of the most frequently asked questions is whether the engine should be warm or cold when you check your oil. The answer is simple: Check your oil level after you’ve …

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How to jumpstart a car like a pro

Shut off the ignition in both cars. Make sure that all big power consumers (such as light, radio, air conditioning etc.) are turned off in both cars. Attach one end of the red cable to the positive (+) battery terminal …

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LongLife Oil: Myths & Facts

A so-called LongLife oil is a fuel-efficient engine oil, typically with SAE areas from 0W-30 to 0W-40. If you drive a car with LongLife Service regime (e.g. some vehicles by Volkswagen or Audi), you have to use LongLife oil.

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The Engine Oil Shelf Life

You may ask: What’s the shelf life of motor oil? Here is the answer. Engine oil stays stable for quite some time if you store it in a closed container. However, the storage time should generally not exceed 3-5 years,

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Volkswagen Adblue Refill (DEF)

Refilling Adblue or DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) on your own is no rocket science and can help you saving money. We show you how to refill your Volkswagen’s Adblue tank.

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BMW Adblue Refill (DEF)

Refilling Adblue or DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) on your own is no rocket science and can help you saving money. We show you how to refill your BMW’s Adblue tank.

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Adblue – The ultimate guide

Where to buy Adblue? So far, special Adblue (or DEF – Diesel Exhaust Fluid) pumps are only available at a few gas stations. Most of the time, these pumps are suitable solely for trucks. However, at various shops Adblue is …

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Audi Adblue Refill (DEF)

Refilling Adblue or DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) on your own is no rocket science and can help you saving money. We show you how to refill your Audi’s Adblue tank.

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