Ask the Expert: How do I know if re-refined oils are okay to use in my engines?

June 3, 2013
Check with your engine manufacturer for the specific recommendation on which engine oil to use.

Q: How do I know if re-refined oils are okay to use in my engines?

A: Check with your engine manufacturer for the specific recommendation on which engine oil to use. That said, all major OEMs have approved EcoPower Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Oil in 15W-40 CJ-4 and 10W-30 CJ-4, as well as many other re-refined oils. EcoPower also meets or exceeds the toughest North American standards for engine protection, including the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the International Lubricant Standards Advisory Committee (ILSAC). 

Information provided by: Safety-Kleen / EcoPower

About the Author

Rodney Walker | Technical Director, Safety-Kleen Systems

Engine Oil Expert for Ask the Expert on VehicleServicePros.com.

Technical Director, Safety-Kleen Systems and producer of EcoPower, the eco-friendly engine oil.

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