oil analysis

Predetermined oil intervals and what to check in oil analysis

Bruce Mallinson | October 31, 2013

As a responsible truck owner, you should change your oil at predetermined intervals. Oil analysis provides great information and is the best way to keep track of how your engine is wearing.

The bypass filter advantage

| August 26, 2013

Part 2 in Kevin Rutherford's series on oil-change strategy. While oil analysis gives you the information to handle drain intervals more sensibly, bypass filtration adds another dimension to save money and downtime.

Change thinking, not oil

| July 29, 2013

Using oil analysis can save you money in new oil, oil disposal and overall maintenance -- and can alert you to emerging engine problems.

Stay in control of your warranty

| February 22, 2013

Manufacturers can invalidate warranties for many reasons. Here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

The cost-effective approach to changing oil

| February 17, 2012

The best way to know when to change oil is to have an oil sample analyzed. Kevin Rutherford’s February Dollars & Sense column covers the next key step.

How to Change Oil

John Baxter | February 01, 2011

An oil change not only removes impurities, but it replaces depleted additives, as well as base oil that might have oxidized and broken down from heat.

Oil analysis program

| November 25, 2010

Shell’s LubeAnalyst oil analysis program helps assess whether fluids and equipment are performing as intended and determine appropriate lubricant change intervals.

Time for an overhaul

Max Kvidera | November 02, 2010

Oil analysis and other information can help you determine if an engine’s ripe for rebuilding. The same diagnoses might postpone an overhaul or eliminate engine failure.

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