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Samples of the following four brands are the most recent examined by PQIA and the tests conducted on the samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service…
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The National Conference on Weights and Measures held its 2019 interim meeting last month, and at that meeting its Laws and Regulations Committee made the decision to move forward voting on a number of revisions to Handbook 130 that would impact labeling…
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Wolf’s Head, SMB, Kendall, and XADO The following four brands of motor oils were recently examined by PQIA and the tests conducted on the products meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent…
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DOWNSIZING – SOMETHING NEW? It should be noted that the sample of SMB 10W-30 PQIA examined is sold in 16 ounce bottles, and labeled as such. This is the first instance in the US where PQIA has observed passenger car motor oil bottles on store shelves with…
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The following five brands of SAE 5W-20 motor oils were recently examined by PQIA and the tests conducted on the products meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API…
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From time-to-time PQIA hears from folks that say they never see some of the “bad” oil we find on the shelves. To this, some add that if they did, you can be sure they would be smart enough not to buy them. While PQIA takes heart knowing that inferior…
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Know how to read the labels and what to look for on both the front and back labels of the motor oil you buy, or you may be using product that can cause unsatisfactory performance or damage to your engine. The following are some key items to look for on…
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The PQIA finds more motor oil and transmission fluid on retail store shelves in the state of Ohio that can cause harm to nearly all cars currently on the road, and catastrophic destruction of some turbo charged and/or gasoline direct-injection (T/GDI)…
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The Petroleum Quality Institute of America examined samples of three brands of Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) and the results of the tests conducted on these samples are consistent with DEXRON®-III/MERCON® fluids. NAPA DEX/MERC ATF SHEETZ…
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The results of the tests conducted on samples of antifreeze/coolant shown below meet the products’ labeled freeze point claims and, based on the results of the other physical properties and ion chromatography tests performed, there are no issues with the…
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