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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 273 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 macs: space

Another great product!

On my last oil change, I switched to the 15W-40 Signature series Max-Duty synthetic Diesel oil. I had been running the 15W-40 Heavy duty Diesel and Marine oil since 2008 with excellent results, so when this one came out I figured why not give it a try. So far, the oil has performed exceedingly well. Engine runs cool, smooth and quiet. I own a 2006 Silverado 2500HD LBZ Duramax which is aproaching 400,000 miles and it's still running great. Oil change intervals have averaged between 12000 - 18000 miles for the life of the truck. I still don't even need to add any oil between changes. I run Amsoil lubricants throughout the whole truck.

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 CDP: space

Good to go!

Been running this oil for 50,xxx miles + and zero issues.

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 Robby: space

Best oil for my application.

It is the best oil for the price.

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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 Av: space

You can not get better oil

I have used Amsoil in all my vehicles for 25+ years now.
You simply can not get better oil.

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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 Dmax: space

Diesel oil

This product is an excellent product I am very satisfied in the performance that it has given me

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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 N/a: space

I would buy this again

Use amsoil in all three of 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 Tank: space

Gréât diesel oil

I like this oil it is great!

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 Sparky413: space

Best diesel oil

Great oil !!!! Lower evaporation than all others I've tried

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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 Happy Camper: space

Have used your products for over 200000 miles in two Chevys

I have run your oil and your bypass filter system over 200,000 miles while towing a 10,000 pound travel trailer most of those miles.
I have had zero problems during that time.
I change the oil one time per year, the bypass filter one time per year, and the full flow filter two times per year, while putting about 20,000 to 25,000 miles on the truck. This takes all the hassle out of oil changing, and no problems. I had the oil analyzed for 5 years, and never received a result that indicated the oil needed changing at the end of the year.

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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 The big Beano: space

Best oil I have found will definitely keep using it.

I change my oil every 8 to 10 thousand miles with a 2 quart micron bypass filter. I added myself very easy with kit 215000 miles and never lost a fuel injector, of course bullet-proofed it no problems love it

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