You’ll discover in our new section useful and practical advice about lubricants, with videos helping you to deepen your knowledge and become real experts! Enjoy!
Composition of Engine Oil
Whether mineral, synthetic or semi-synthetic, engine oil consists of a base oil and additives. Let’s take a closer look at what goes into this essential lubricant, and the role of the main additives used.
CHOOSE ENGINE OIL
Lubrication, cleaning, corrosion inhibition: engine oil is essential for your vehicle to run smoothly. How to choose an engine oil? What are the key criteria? Mineral or synthetic, viscosity index, standard: see all the information you should consider before selecting your product.
Check and Change Engine Oil
To ensure that your vehicle and its mechanical parts work properly, it is essential to check your engine oil and change it regularly. We've outlined the steps for checking your oil level and changing the oil for you.
Role and Benefits of Oil
Every engine needs oil to run properly. In fact, oil is an essential element for an engine. Whether synthetic, semi-synthetic or mineral, engine oil plays many roles. What are its purposes and benefits? Read on to know more.
Oil Viscosity Grades
5W30, 15W40, 10W40… Not always easy to understand and translate these indications when choosing a bottle of engine oil. In fact, these figures represent the oil’s viscosity grade, which is the lubricant’s level of fluidity and its efficiency at low and high temperatures. Let’s look at the various types of grades and their meaning.
Synthetic and Mineral Oil
Engine oil is used to lubricate engine parts and decrease friction. Before filling your oil tank, especially the first time, it is important to choose the right oil. There are two main types of motor oils: mineral oils and synthetic oils. Let’s explore their features and differences.
How To Check Brake Fluid?
Some of you might wonder What is brake fluid? or What is brake fluid for? In hydraulic brake systems, brake fluid transmits the force of your foot on the pedal to the brakes. Brake fluid is one of the most important fluids in a car
How To Change Brake Fluid?
How to put in brake fluid and How to fill brake fluid. Before adding brake fluid, you should be aware that this is not usually necessary. There is no brake fluid consumption. Note that worn brake linings or a leak from the hydraulic system could be the reason for low brake fluid.
How To Check Transmission Fluid Level?
Just like your engine needs oil to lubricate the different components and protect them against wear and corrosion, your transmission is as well lubricated by special fluid called transmission fluid.
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How To Change Motorbike Oil?
How Motor Oil Works?
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What is a Lubricant?
The metal parts of your engine suffer the effects of friction as they rub together. This generates heat and leads to premature wear. It's a bit like water-skiing. The buoyancy of the water helps you to glide across the waves more easily.
How to Choose the Right Lubricant?
How to check and change your engine oil?
To ensure that your vehicle and its mechanical parts work properly, it is essential to check your engine oil and change it regularly. Here are the steps for checking your oil level and changing your oil.
How to Top Up Your Oil
You’re wondering why you need to top-up your oil. Basically, it extends the life of your engine by protecting it from wear and tear that can’t be repaired. The above video explain you how to top up your oil, which needs to be done every 2000 kilometers