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Results in on Three 0W-20s and One 10W-30 Motor Oils

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America tested three brands of SAE 0W-20 and one brand of SAE 10W-30 motor oil. The results of the tests conducted on samples of the brands meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories…. Read More ›

Results in on Three Antifreeze/Coolants

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America tested three brands of Antifreeze/Coolant. The freeze point of the samples tested meet the products’ labeled claims and based on the tests conducted, there are no issues with the quality of the products.   Coming up later in the week: A look at four more Genuine/OEM Motor Oils. Click for… Read More ›

PQIA Examines Five Deisel Motor Oil Samples

In response to a number of inquiries PQIA received over the past few months about heavy duty engine oils (HDEO), we took a look at HDEOs readily available on retails shelves. The results of the tests conducted on the first group of samples are consistent with their labeled claims. Click bottles below for details. SAE 10W-30… Read More ›

PQIA Takes a Look at 5 More Antifreeze/Coolant Brands. One Raises Eyebrows

The PQIA ran five more brands of antifreeze through the laboratory. Although four checked out fine, one has issues. Whereas the one with issues meets its freeze point protection claim, the test results  on the sample are not consistent with a new coolant based on the standard specifications stated in ASTM D-3306 and ASTM D-4985…. Read More ›