Consumer Alert – Possible Engine Damage

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America recently issued two consumer alerts. The PQIA purchased and tested two motor oils — Liberty Gold Plus SMO 5W-30 and Bullseye Automotive Products High Mileage 10W-30. The samples’ test results showed they do not meet the product’s labeled viscosity. (One was nearly 70% below where it should be!) The viscosity results alone were enough for PQIA to issue a consumer alert, but other test data of the samples showed using the products can cause damage to an engine!

For more information and to see the test results, go to:
(I’m filling in for Garrett today, as he’s soaking up some sun and hopefully winning big in Vegas!)

About National Oil & Lube News

National Oil & Lube News is the fast oil change industry's oldest and largest trade publication. Started in 1986 by Steve Hurt (a former fast lube owner) and David Arrington, NOLN has grown and evolved right alongside the fast lube industry. Here at NOLN, our aim is to help fast lube operators with every facet of their business, from operations to technical issues. Our monthly magazine and this regularly updated website contain everything from technical tips, recall announcements and service guides to articles on handling customer complaints, building your brand and making your business the best it can be. With tips and advice from experts both inside and outside the industry, you're sure to learn something that can help your fast lube business grow and prosper.
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