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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 234 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 Seabass: space

Only amsoil

I swear by amsoil for anything i own and always will

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Mark: space

Diesel oil

I use this product in a 2012 Ram with a 6.7 Cummins motor. The oil does get very dark between changes.
Have not had any issues, and motor oils do get strained with diesels.

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Chumleyy: space

Highly recommend this product!

Truck really loves this oil, since I've made the switch!!

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Rusty: space

Use this oil in all my diesel trucks.

Never had a engine go down using Amsoil. Put a ton of miles on my diesel engines as well as hour's. All is good.

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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 Cecil: space

I would buy this again and again

This is the only oil I will ever use.

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Brad: space

Engine clean?

I have a 2007 GMC Diesel with the LMM engine and over 300,000km's. I did the first oil change and i was surprised that the particulate sensor said it was due for another change within 5000km's. I figured it was cleaning out the carbon and residue from the old oil change and changed it again. This time it went longer but still less than it should. The third change we went on a family vacation which involved towing our trailer over 6000km's. Came back and still had over 30% left. I suspect inwas right and this oil was cleaning out the deposits and gunk from my old oil. Moral of the story, if it seems to be getting dirty faster it probably is, but once it is cleans out the old seems to last longer and work better. I'll let you know in another 100,000km's or so.

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Andy: space

This is the best oil I have used

I use this oil in my ecodiesel, I just recently did an oil analysis and it came back perfect. I will continue to use this great product

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Mike: space

Good stuff

Truck runs quieter. Especially in cold weather.

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Dave: space

Signature series maxi 15/40

I change my oil once a year his oil allows me up to 25,000 miles before I have to change.

Item Reviewed: Premium Diesel Oils (DEO,DME)
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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 Tak: space

The good oil

I run Ams oil in my truck, SUV and motor cycle .It costs a little more but to me it's worth the extra cost.. I tend to push my oil changes a little longer so I just use what I think is the best.

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