How do I know which oil the manufacturer has approved?

How do I know which oil the manufacturer has approved?

Article from Castrol Archives.

In your vehicle handbook, the manufacturer will define the right oil specification for your engine.

Industry standards are set out by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) who periodically publish a series of performance standards to take account of the changing performance of modern engines.

Some manufacturers, who are pushing the boundaries of technology, require additional performance characteristics from the oil. In order to maintain the warranty of your vehicle, you should ensure you adhere to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

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