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Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic CK-4 Diesel Oil 15W-40 (DME)

 Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic CK-4 Diesel Oil 15W-40 (DME)
Product Code: DME • Brand: AMSOIL

Protect your investment in diesel power and confidently extend drain intervals with our top-grade synthetic diesel oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil delivers 6X better wear protection than required by the Detroit Diesel DD13 Scuffing Test for Specification DFS 93K222. Advanced synthetic technology provides excellent viscosity control and outstanding extreme-temperature performance, while minimizing oil consumption. The result: protection that's boosted to the max.

Package sizes include:

1-Quart Bottle
1-Gallon Bottle
2.5-Gallon Bottle
30-Gallon Drum
55-Gallon Drum
275-Gallon Tote

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Product Details

Product Applications

Use in diesel engines and, where appropriate, gasoline engines requiring any of the following specifications:

Product Application Specs

• API CK-4/SN, CJ-4, CI-4+, CF
• Volvo VDS4.5, VDS4, VDS3
• Mack EOS-4.5, EO-O
• Renault RLD-4, RLD-3
• Cummins CES20086, CES20081
• Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-3, ECF-1-a
• DDC 93K218, 93K215, 93K214
• DFS 93K222
• ACEA E9, E7
• MB 228.31
• MAN 3575
• MTU Type 2.1, II, I
• JASO DH-2
• Deutz DQC III-10LA
• Scania LA-2
• Chrysler MS 10902
• Ford WSS-M2C171-F1

Product Description

Maximum Engine Protection - Wear on rings and cylinder liners leads to increased oil consumption and loss of compression, resulting in reduced horsepower and fuel economy. Independent testing shows AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty delivers 6X more wear protection than required by the Detroit Diesel DD13 Scuffing Test for Specification DFS 93K222, delivering the security of providing your diesel the extra protection it deserves.

Viscosity Control

Using top-tier synthetic base oils, AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty is naturally resistant to oxidation and the thickening effects of soot contamination. That, along with boosted detergent/dispersant additives, keeps soot particles suspended independently, helping prevent the formation of larger, wear-causing particles. Viscosity increase is minimized and soot-related wear is controlled. Lower volatility also helps Signature Series Max-Duty retain its viscosity after high-temperature service for maximum engine protection and efficiency.

Excels in Extreme Temperatures

AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil resists thermal (heat) breakdown better than conventional and competing synthetic diesel oils. Unlike conventional oils, Signature Series contains no wax, staying fluid in sub-zero temperatures for easier starting, improved oil flow and reduced wear. Signature Series 0W-40 (DZF) has a broad viscosity range that offers 4X better cold-cranking ability than a 15W-40, making it excellent for use in both hot-operating engines and cold-weather starting extremes.

diesel oil Scuffing Test

Minimizes Oil Consumption

AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty has a low rate of volatility (burn-off), reducing oil consumption during operation and passing less oil vapor into the combustion chamber. It provides up to 76 percent less oil consumption than required by the API CK-4 standard in the Caterpillar-1N oil consumption test.

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COMPATIBILITY

AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil is compatible with other conventional and synthetic engine oils. Mixing AMSOIL diesel oils with other oils, however, will shorten the oil's life expectancy and reduce the performance benefits. AMSOIL does not support extended drain intervals where oils have been mixed.

Aftermarket oil additives are not recommended for use with AMSOIL synthetic diesel oils.

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SERVICE LIFE

Diesel Engine Service Life

Heavy-Duty On-/Off-Road: Three times (3X) OEM1 recommendation, not to exceed 60,000 miles/600 hours or one year, whichever comes first.

Turbodiesel Pickup: Two times (2X) OEM1 recommendation, not to exceed 25,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first.

Gasoline Engine Service Life
Two times (2X) OEM1 recommendation, not to exceed 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first.

Drain intervals may be extended further with oil analysis.

Refer to your owner's manual for OEM drain interval recommendations and guidelines for severe and normal service.

Note: Extended drain intervals are not recommended for performance-modified engines, when using biofuels containing more than 10 percent ethanol or 15 percent biodiesel (B15) or for 2007-2009 Caterpillar* C13 and C15 on-highway engines. Extend drain intervals beyond OEM recommendations in these instances only with oil analysis. Note: 2007-2010 Dodge**, Ford** and GM** turbodiesel pickups are also not recommended for extended drain intervals when using DHD.

HEALTH & SAFETY

This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended application and according to the recommendations in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Click here to view the MSDS Data Sheet for AMSOIL DME.

Keep out of the reach of children. Don't pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.

Technical Data

TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES
AMSOIL Signature Series Max-Duty Synthetic Diesel Oil (DME)
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D-445)15.6
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D-445)112.4
Viscosity Index (ASTM D-2270)147
CCS Viscosity @ -20°C, cP (ASTM D-5293)4134
Pour Point °C (°F) (ASTM D-97)-40 (-40)
NOACK Volatility, % weight loss (g/100g) (ASTM D5800)5.1
Total Base Number (ASTM D2896)10.1
High-Temperature/High-Shear Viscosity, cP (ASTM D5481)4.5
Sulfated Ash Content, wt. % 1.0

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Product Name: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
Current Rating: 4.92 out of 5 stars
Votes & Reviews: 284 vote(s) and 208 user reviews.


A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Pete: space

AMSOIL

I have tried every kind of synthetic for a diesel engine and found AMSOIL to be the best by far. I have a E350 Ford van with a 7.3 power stroke engine. I have gained two miles per gallon and the motor runs smooth.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Kevin: space

my Cummins is loving it's new life blood

First 10K was great, pushing this last oil change to 25K will update review after my oil analysis is done.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Don M: space

Great Products

Primary use is for my Cummins 6.7 in my 2014 Dodge Ram. We use the truck for towing and I feel that Amsoil Signature series helps protect my truck in severe duty towing.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Austin the concrete pumper: space

Makes my engines happy, and me happier

Well, the reality is... Diesel maintenance is expensive, no two ways about it.

With this oil I can run longer intervals with less deterioration and degradation, even on the heui engines I own and maintain (which works oil to the max)

I have to say, with the oil analysis that I get back consistently telling me that my engines are happy to run extended change intervals ((while still changing filters at normal intervals)) I'm a happy camper, over the next ten years I'll save tons of money.. tell me that wouldnt make you happy.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Casey: space

Best Diesel Oil!

I use this product in my Ford F250 6.0L PSD. I noticed my turbo spooling up easier and quicker after switching from conventional oil. The 6.0L PSD's are very tough on the oil due to the high shearing of the oil pressure run fuel system and the lubrication of a hot turbo. Many professionals highly recommend changing at 6000 miles in the 6.0 PSD. I run my diesel kind of hard with pulling a lot of heavy loads and running a hot tune for daily driving and playing around, my last oil change was at 9000 miles. Oil was still full without adding any, still feels more slippery than new conventional. I reuse it in old oil burning engines and it cuts the oil consumption in half. A relative of mine has been using my drained Amsoil in their beater car for over a year and it cut way down on the oil consumption. I would run the oil longer in my 6.0, but like to recycle it into the older engines. I use only the Amsoil long life oil filter. I may purchase the oil test kit in the future just to see if there is any depletion in the strength of the oil, but I am very happy with my use of this product.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Ryan: space

I'm hooked! Easy though as it's a quality product!!

So glad I've switched to Amsoil products! I want nothing but the best going in to my engines. Outlasts any lubricant I've ever used in my vehicles.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by AA RON: space

GREAT PRODUCT

Amsoil synthetic keeps my work truck running and me making money. The only way to go.

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by MR G: space

Great product

My cummins runs so much smoother

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by None: space

I would buy this oil exclusively

Best oil made

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A Verified Buyer is an individual who has purchased the reviewed product and submitted their review through a specific process that tracks purchase history.Reviewed by Robin: space

Yes

I trust this product compact to what we getting out there it is proven to have the correct antiwear detergents blend into the oil and you can listen to the effectiveness and quieter motor when idle and driving at your cruse speed

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