Answers To Common Questions Regarding AMSOIL Synthetic Motor OilsI just bought a new car, and I’d like to What’s the difference between con- coined the phrase “extended drain interval” realized in fuel economy, reduced repairs,try AMSOIL motor oil. Could using ventional petroleum motor oils and and it’s been validated by 30 years of fewer oil changes, reduced downtime, reducedAMSOIL void my new car warranty? synthetic motor oils? industry testing and by tens of thousands of maintenance and extended engine life.Absolutely not. Vehicle manufacturers Conventional petroleum oils are refined from motorists and millions of over-the-road miles. AMSOIL synthetic motor oils provide I bought a new car a year ago, and I’verecommend using motor oils meeting crude oil which is pumped from within the been running petroleum motor oil in it earth. The refining process, however, does extended drain performance because theycertain viscosity grades and American ever since. Could switching to AMSOIL not remove many of the impurities inherent don’t break down in heat like conventionalPetroleum Institute service requirements. now cause mechanical problems? in the crude oil. These impurities detract petroleum oils do. AMSOIL motor oils don’tWhether the motor oil is petroleum based or from the lubricating ability of the oil and form performance-robbing deposits, and don’t Switching from petroleum oil to AMSOIL issynthetic will not affect warranty coverage. volatalize (burn off), which alters viscosity and contribute to deposit, sludge and varnish perfectly safe.The manufacturer is required to cover all increases oil consumption. Finally, AMSOILequipment failures it would normally cover formation. AMSOIL synthetic motor oils are Can I mix AMSOIL with my petroleum oil? constructed in the laboratory and contain motor oils’ superior additive package, a keyas long as the oil meets the requirements element in the oil’s ability to function, holds up Yes, you can. There is no danger in mixing no impurities. AMSOIL synthetic motor oilsand was not the cause of the failure. under engine stresses, remaining serviceable AMSOIL with another brand. However, a have uniform molecular structures and areAMSOIL exceeds these requirements and for the full 25,000 miles. conventional petroleum oil will detract from designed for specific lubricating applications.has never been deemed the cause of an the superior performance of AMSOIL. They are not affected by the high tempera- AMSOIL costs more than my regular oilengine’s failure. Even so, AMSOIL has its tures or demanding operating conditions of does. How can I justify paying this Should oil additives or aftermarket prod-own limited warranty, protecting you even modern engines.further. In addition, the federally mandated higher cost? ucts be added to AMSOIL motor oils?Magnuson-Moss Act states that a manu- I was always told to change my oil every AMSOIL synthetic motor oils are more expen- No, you don’t need them. AMSOIL motorfacturer may not require the use of a specific 3,000 miles if I wanted to properly main- sive off the shelf than most petroleum oils, but oils are formulated under the strictest qual-brand of aftermarket product unless it’s tain my vehicle. How is it possible to comparing AMSOIL and other motor oils is like ity control standards to provide superiorprovided free of charge. drive 25,000 miles without an oil change comparing apples and oranges. AMSOIL lubrication performance. Additives cost using AMSOIL synthetic motor oil? motor oils’ performance so far exceeds that of money and only detract from the quality of*Note: If a car dealership, service center or other AMSOIL synthetic motor oils are guaranteed conventional motor oils, they’re really a dif- AMSOIL motor oils.business states that using AMSOIL motor oil will ferent class of product. AMSOIL is a premiumvoid your new car warranty, ask for that statement in to run 25,000 miles or one year in mechanically product that rightfully commands a premium What benefits can people expect usingwriting and send it to AMSOIL Technical Services. If sound engines in normal service, 15,000 milesthe business won’t provide the statement in writing or one year in severe service, providing the oil price. AMSOIL motor oils?send AMSOIL Technical Services a letter identifying is kept free of contaminants by changing the Like anything of real value, however, the true AMSOIL synthetic motor oils have demon-who made the statement, the name and location of the oil filter according to the manufacturer’s rec- consumer cost doesn’t end with the purchase strated improved performance and fuel economy,business and what the specific statement was. AMSOILwill then send a letter to the business informing them ommendation or, when using an AMSOIL Ea price. AMSOIL motor oils are extremely cost reduced oil consumption, lower repair costs,that their position is inaccurate, and, in fact, violates Oil Filter, changing the filter at one year or effective compared to conventional easier cold-temperature starts, increasedexisting law. Your name will be held in confidence. 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. AMSOIL 3,000-mile drain interval oils in savings engine life and reduced emissions.