Technical

After The Warranty Expires

After The Warranty Expires

Do Customers Still Have to Use the OEM Recommended Oil? OEM recommendations have forced auto maintenance and fast lube shops ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Tech Spec: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep’s iconic Wrangler is all-new for the 2018 model year. The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler delivers legendary off-road capability courtesy ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 GMC Terrain

Tech Spec: 2018 GMC Terrain

GMC redesigned its premium compact SUV for the 2018 model year. The all-new SUV features the widest range of choices ... Read More
Spotlight on Oil Filters

Spotlight on Oil Filters

Much like the average consumer’s misperception of synthetic motor oil vs. conventional motor oil, many drivers think of oil filters ... Read More
To Idle or Not to Idle in Winter Weather

To Idle or Not to Idle in Winter Weather

How to Educate Drivers on Why “Warming Up the Car” Isn’t Necessary and May Be Illegal Last winter’s “Arctic Blast” ... Read More
Use the Right Oil; Keep Your Engine Clean

Use the Right Oil; Keep Your Engine Clean

In August the administration proposed rolling back the 2025 targets for higher fuel economy and lower emissions from cars and ... Read More
Ford Chooses API FA-4 for New Small Diesels

Ford Chooses API FA-4 for New Small Diesels

The world of so-called “light duty” diesels is getting more complex. Any auto manufacturer with diesel options either has their ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2019 Ford Transit Connect

Tech Spec: 2019 Ford Transit Connect

The new 2019 Ford Transit Connect Cargo Van packs big work in a small package with ease and efficiency for ... Read More
Common Sense Windshield Wipers — Think About It

Common Sense Windshield Wipers — Think About It

It is 1980 and I have just started a job with an auto parts manufacturer who provides a variety of ... Read More
Putting a Failed Engine Test Under the Microscope

Putting a Failed Engine Test Under the Microscope

API CK-4 has been in the market since December of 2016 and has replaced a large portion of the heavy-duty ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Glad to Be Back: Now, Let's Clean Up

Glad to Be Back: Now, Let’s Clean Up

Hey there. I had to step away for a moment. I’m glad to be back. Let’s get right to it! ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Nissan Kicks

Tech Spec: 2018 Nissan Kicks

Motor Oil: 0W-20 Capacity 4.375 quarts (4.1 liters) with filter change The brand-new Nissan Kicks joined Nissan’s lineup of crossovers ... Read More
Automotive Recalls

Automotive Recalls

As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic ... Read More
Tech Spec: 2018 Toyota Camry

Tech Spec: 2018 Toyota Camry

Motor Oil: 0W-16 (2.5L I4 engine) or 0W-20 (3.5L V6 engine) The all-new 2018 Toyota Camry rolled into dealerships late ... Read More
Spotlight on API SN Plus

Spotlight on API SN Plus

Now that turbocharged direct injection (TGDI) engines make up nearly 25 percent of U.S. vehicles sold, the American Petroleum Institute ... Read More
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