There is nothing more important to the longevity of a vehicle than motor oil. Still, a remarkable number of vehicle owners choose either to neglect necessary oil changes or to use substandard motor oil. This article will discuss the importance of quality motor oil and the reasons for its importance.
What Exactly Is Motor Oil For?
Motor oil lubricates the moving parts in your vehicle’s internal combustion engine. It also cleans, inhibits corrosion, improves sealing, and cools the engine by carrying away the heat generated by moving parts. Made from petroleum based and non petroleum synthesized chemical compounds, motor oil is derived from crude oil with certain additives that improve properties like viscosity, flash point, and acidity.
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