What is HM oil?
High-mileage oils have ingredients to take care of older engines, like conditioners, seal swells, antioxidants, detergents and wear or friction additives. The higher-mileage oils are formulated with seal conditioners that increase flexibility and restore shape, which can help prevent leaks in the long run.
What is Pennzoil used for?
Pennzoil® High Mileage motor oil is formulated with Active Cleansing Agents™. It is specially formulated to help stop leaks from seals and reduced oil consumption in worn engines.
Is high mileage oil worth?
Who needs high mileage oil? Cars with more than 75,000 on their odometer can usually benefit from high mileage oil. Older vehicles with fewer miles can benefit too, as engine seals can erode over time regardless of mileage. Degraded seals mean leaking oil, and leaking oil means your engine isn’t working at its best.
What is 10W 40 oil used for?
The synthetic 10W-40 flows easily and still maintains enough viscosity to protect piston skirts and bearings when it gets hot. The improved temperature stability of synthetics makes them a better choice for race engines and serious high-performance engines.
What is the difference between 5w30 and 10w30?
10w30 is thicker than 5w30 because it has a higher viscosity in low temperatures. The engine oil will flow slower than 5w30 during the cold season. Thicker or higher viscosity metal oil has a better seal compared to low viscosity oil. Thicker oil offers better lubrication of motor and engine parts.
Which is better 10W-30 or 10W-40?
The difference between 10W-30 and a 10W-40 is the high temperature viscosity. Obviously, a 10W-40 is thicker than a 10W-30 at high temperature. Using the correct viscosity oil eases starting, reduces friction, and slows wear.