Oil Life Monitors – Everything You Need To Know

Oil life monitors are great tools, but they have limitations. Here’s everything you need to know about the oil life monitor in your vehicle.



Help Prevent Timing Chain Stretch with Good Oil

AMSOIL protects timing chain

Timing chain stretch can affect some modern turbocharged, gasoline-direct-injected (T-GDI) engines, triggering a check-engine light. Here’s what you can do.



Used Car Checklist: What to Know Before You Buy

Used car checklist

Follow this used car checklist to find your next vehicle and ensure it’s in good shape before parting with your hard-earned money.



AMSOIL Crushes Sequence IIIH Engine Test

Sequence IIIH test

The Sequence IIIH Test is designed to screen oils for their ability to protect modern, hot-running engines. Even after doubling the test, AMSOIL delivered.



Why is My Engine Overheating?

Car overheating

Low coolant is one of the first things to check if your car is overheating. A bad cooling fan is another potential culprit. Here’s what else to check.



Do Older Engines Need Oil With ZDDP Additives?

Using a high-zinc oil with a high dose of ZDDP additives helps protect classic car and hot rod engines. AMSOIL Z-ROD Synthetic Oil contains 1400 ppm zinc.



Break-In Oil: What is it and When Do I Use it?

Break in oil

Break-in oil seals the piston rings to the cylinder wall for maximum power and minimum oil consumption. Here’s how it works and when to use it.



Prep Your Vehicle Now for Your Summer Road Trip

Summer road trip

Summer road trips are supposed to bring lifetime memories, not frustration due to car trouble. Prep you vehicle now for you next road trip.



Should I Run Straight-Weight or Multi-Weight Oil in my Muscle Car?

Mopar muscle car

Straight-weight oil can offer some benefit with viscosity retention, but a good multi-weight oil delivers better start-up protection.



How Start-Stop Engines Challenge Motor Oil

Car at stop sign

Start-stop cycles in equipped engines can triple compared to traditional engines, increasing the likelihood of bearing wear.