Know Your Oil’s Pour Point: Choosing The Right Fluids For Your Fleet This Winter
January 18, 2016
By Todd Monroe, CHS Manager of Branded Lubricants
Even the largest, toughest heavy-duty vehicles need a little help to run smoothly during the colder winter months. When temperatures drop below freezing, fleet vehicles are at risk for reduced fuel economy and potential engine damage.
Switching fleet vehicles to an engine oil with a lower viscosity and cold temperature pour point is one method for protecting engines and preserving fuel economy.
The video below shows side-to-side comparisons between full synthetic oils, such as Cenex® MAXTRON® ENVIRO-EDGE®, and conventional oils when operated in fleet vehicles at negative 25 degrees Fahrenheit.
Choosing the right lubricants and fluids will improve winter equipment performance and protect your machines. To help identify the right lubricants for your vehicle, visit the EQUIPMENT LOOKUP TOOL on cenex.com.