As noted in last week’s issue of PQIA news, we found trouble in the drum when looking into complaints received about Silogram motor oils sold in the New York Metro Market. In taking it to the lab, PQIA found that the Silogram 5W-30 API SN, GF-5 tested did not meet the requirements stated on its label. As a result, we issued a consumer alert.
In addition to PQIA’s findings on the Silogram oil, it should be noted that the API has cancelled
several Silogram API certifications, as well as the Auto Club brand PQIA reported on in June 2012. (click for API cancelled list).
But buyer beware, although Auto Club’s API certifications have been cancelled, PQIA observed Auto Club motor oil bearing the API donut on the shelves at high traffic convenience stores in NY and NJ just this this past weekend.