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Measuring Compression And Cylinder Leak-Down Is A Vital Skill

Today’s engine systems can recognize conditions that are destructive and take countermeasures to prevent damage.

Champion Classic & Muscle Motor Oils

Champion’s Classic and Muscle Motor Oils are recommended for typically all non-catalytic converter equipped vehicles.

VIDEO: A/C Compressor Installation Tips

It is critical to have the correct oil and amount. This video is sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

Champion Announces Expansion For WP2 2-Cycle Racing Oil

Champion WP2 2-Cycle Racing Oil is a premium synthetic blend premix oil for use in 2-Cycle engines.

Pennzoil Offers ILSAC GF-6 Compliant Motor Oils

Eight engine tests are required for ILSAC GF-6 licensing and to demonstrate improvements in motor oil capabilities.

Idemitsu Lubricants America Introduces New GF-6 Lineup

The new line of fully synthetic motor oils meet and exceed the new SP/GF-6A industry standards.

GF-6 Oil Specs Are Here

Should you start stockpiling GF-5 oil for older vehicles? We have the answer for you here.

Oil And Carbon Deposits

Gains in power and fuel economy have been realized with direct injection and turbocharging.

Mazda Tech Tip: Engine Oil Flexible Mainenance Notification Does Not Work

Some customers using “Flexible” setting for the oil change in the maintenance monitor may notice that the oil change due notification will not work due to improper control logic of the PCM.

VIDEO: The Dipstick Can Tell A Lot About A Vehicle

Andrew Markel tells how just looking at the dipstick can tell a lot about how a customer has maintained a vehicle. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.

VIDEO: Oil Leaks On Select Nissan V8 Engines

Andrew Markel discusses a TSB from Nissan in which an oil leak may appear behind the alternator on certain models with V8 engines. Sponsored by Nissan.

Underhood Service Podcast: Turbocharger Tech Season 1, Episode 2

In this episode, we talk turbochargers and how they are changing maintenance, service, and diagnostics.