Total Lubricants looks forward to Commercial Vehicle Show 2019
Total Lubricants is once again exhibiting at the CV Show, where it will showcase its range of products and value-added services to fleet managers and truck and van operators.
5W30, 15W40, 10W40 – we’ve all encountered designations like these when choosing engine lubricants, but what do they mean and why do they matter when choosing motor oil? These figures represent the engine oil’s viscosity grade, which is the lubricant’s level of fluidity and efficiency at low and high temperatures. In this guide, we look at the various types of vehicle lube grades and what they mean – here are viscosity grades explained.
When choosing a motor oil, you can refer to the standards of the product. This information allows you to understand the type of engine the motor oil is designed for (diesel or petrol), its performance level and whether the oil meets your automotive manufacturer’s recommendations.
To ensure that your vehicle and the mechanical components that comprise it work properly, it’s essential to check your motor oil and change it regularly. Unsure how? In this guide, we provide all the steps you should follow to successfully check your oil level and change your engine lubricant.