Workshops for repair specialists at Automechanika Frankfurt are a long-standing tradition and, this year, trade visitors can choose between twelve different professional-development courses – free of charge and in German or English.
A new synthetic fluid for dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs), AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid’s superior frictional properties protect against shudder and gear clashing to produce fast, smooth shifts. It provides stability in stop-and-go traffic and excels under intense, high-heat conditions. AMSOIL DCT Fluid’s built-in oxidation resistance helps prevent sludge formation in vital transmission parts.
Years of work in the lab and millions of miles of road testing has culminated in three new Rotella engine oils formulated to meet the API CK-4 and FA-4 oil-service categories that will start coming on the market later this year, Shell Lubricants announced here at a July 19 media briefing.
LUKOIL lube plants have started production of LUKOIL ATF SYNTH MULTI synthetic oil. This product has been specifically developed for modern automatic transmission of passenger cars and commercial vehicles manufactured by European, American and Japanese automotive companies.
Penray Inc.’s new 7612 Crankcase and Differential Cleaner is designed to dissolve sludge and other deposits, and actually collect moisture so that these contaminants can be safely drained out of crankcases and differentials before they can cause damage.
Instantly available technical product information is the key to efficient repair processes – all the more for routine repair jobs. This is why Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG has revamped its MEYLE oil change kit catalogue: Featuring a total of 45 items, the MEYLE oil change kit range links to more than 4,000 vehicle applications. In addition to all available kit references, the catalogue also lists all individual components required for repair along with their respective part numbers. Available in English, the catalogue is grouped by lines.
Exol Lubricants has introduced an additional fully synthetic, fuel-efficient engine oil, Optima Vimax 0W-20, to its product range, as well as launching Optima LSF 0W-30, a fully synthetic, low SAPS engine oil.
Melett has issued some very useful advice on the growing issue of turbocharger failure, especially in relation to the identification of common failures in warranty situations and to provide advice on how to prevent future failures occurring.