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CASTROL AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS

MEETING THE API GF-6 SPEC TODAY!

Starting today, motor oil manufacturers and blenders are required to move Automotive fluids to the long-awaited GF-6 specification!

 

WHAT’S NEW?

Products will display new GF-6 API logos on products.
Castrol® already transitioned all applicable Automotive fluids to the new GF-6 specification in 2019, and you will begin to see the new formulation reflected on package labels now.

The new GF-6 specification has a brand-new set of stringent engine tests to go with a brand-new group of modern engines.

 

For the first time in the Automotive category, GF-6 splits the specification into two categories: 

 

1. GF-6A - Grades with viscosities 0W-20 and greater

2. GF-6B - Grades with viscosities lower than 0W-20 (Grade 0W-16) 

 

The transition to GF-6 brings a new API “SP” spec, which replaces the transitional API SN+. 

 

This means that the GF-5 SN+ formulation designed to protect against catastrophic engine failure associated with Low Speed Pre-Ignition (LSPI) is now automatically covered by the new GF-6 specification.

 

Since Castrol moved all products to the new formulation in 2019, you can be sure what’s in the bottle already meets the new GF-6 specs.

QUESTIONS ON CASTROL GF-6 PRODUCTS? 

PLEASE CALL YOUR WAKEFIELD TERRITORY SALES MANAGER TODAY.

 

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