Did you know that the most important way to keep your vehicle healthy and out of the shop is to keep it clean and lubricated? Changing your oil and filters on a regular basis is a maintenance “must” when it comes to keeping your car on the road.
Monday, December 10, 2012
You see those cryptic combinations of letters and numbers on motor oil bottles everywhere. What do they mean?
To decipher them, you have to understand viscosity. Viscosity measures how much the motor oil can resist flow. In other words, if you tip a motor oil bottle over, how fast it spills out indicates its viscosity. The more viscous, the slower it moves.