Oil or lubricant to be one important component of the vehicle. Oli has a function to lubricate the inside of the machine and minimize friction between the components with each other.
As is known, it’s been a lot of types of oil that are offered in the national market. Every manufacturer claims the product they certainly have the best quality.
However, you as the owner of the vehicle would have to know what type of oil is right for your favorite vehicle. It was that sustainability cardiac pacemaker vehicle remains in top condition.
Ivan Rastianto, Advertising & Promotion Manager Marketing Division Evalube Lubricants try to describe the type of oil is good for your vehicle.
“First read the manual because there is no provision as to what the right oil for your car,” he said on the sidelines of an iftar together in Jakarta recently.
“Then look at the level of consistency and must comply with output engine technology.” he added.
For example, Evalube Super SAE 10W-40 API SM / ILSAC GF-4. BC Code is a code on the oil that is used for all of the latest technology and the car’s engine before. SM lubricant designed to provide high temperature control and better designed for the more efficient use of lubricants.
While the previous generation SL code, which means there is an engine oil is suitable for the engine output in 2004 and earlier, or SJ for automobile engine production in 2001 and earlier.
For car models are now commonly used V-Belt, Ivan suggested using a thin oil.
“Cars that use V-Belt is recommended to use a less watery like 10W-40 or 10W-30. Why take a liquid because of anything to do with fuel efficiency. Dilute If oil, so the engine lighter, more optimal performance dab result becomes more efficient , “he said.
Ivan does not prohibit further to mutually engine oil brand as long as the oil is SAE numbers remain the same. “It may change-change oil, but are advised not to change-change or SAE viscosity level. If you want to change the oil with other brands of oil filters too good to be replaced.” explained.
Meanwhile, the Indonesian people are considered to have a habit of adding the oil in a given time period. He said it was wrong though does not affect engine performance.
“Oil is changed from the good plus. Because the combustion in the combustion chamber should be discarded.” lid.