So we get our treatments for your vehicle from Tec4 Lubricants
I thought it would be great to tell you about some of the range of products that we use to maintain your vehicle. The next load of posts will each be about a different product.
Read on to find out why these are important products.
Remember if you have any questions please comment, or even better give us a call on 01934 743490 and chat to one of our Technicians here at Auto-Mech Cheddar Ltd.
The first one to talk about is the Oil System Cleaner, this is what we use within all our service plans from small servicing to major servicing. We also call this a motor flush.
Formulated for use in all modern engine types including:
The product contains high performance detergents and lubricity agents which dissolve contamination, lubricate and rejuvenate wet belts (TBIO’s) and reduce system loading in DPF/GPF and catalyst’s.
“This is just like descaling your kettle, you need something that will get in there can get at that contamination”Andrew Jones: M.D @ Auto-Mech Cheddar Ltd
Engine flush is added to the oil that is at the end of its useful life, it needs to help lubricate whilst it cleans.
2. Dissolve soot and carbon when its heated up.
Products high in solvents can dissolve soot and carbon when they are cold but stop working when you heat them up. Inside an engine it gets very hot. To dissolve soot and carbon in hot environment you need to use detergents.
3. Hold contamination in suspension.
Breaking down contamination is no good if it all drops to the bottom of the sump and gets stuck in the filter. A good engine flush needs to hold the contamination in suspension.
4. Neutralise acid.
When you drain the oil from the engine about 15% will be left behind. A good flush will ensure this oil is clean and acid neutral.
Detergents are more costly than solvents however, they naturally lubricate, work best when heated up, hold contamination in suspension and neutralise acid.
“Rubbish at cleaning test tubes, incredible at cleaning engines”Tec4 Technical Tips
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