What Is SAE 5W-30?


SAE stands for the Society of Automotive Engineers, an organization that sets the temperature requirements used to rate oils. The SAE designation shows that the oil meets those requirements, which allow the engineering standards of the motor oil to
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The Owner Guide for my 1995 Ford Explorer shows that 5W-30 is the prefered oil for. that vehicle so I've always used that . Easier starting, better fuel mileage, and longer engine
Oils are designated 5, 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 by the S.A.E. The W means the oil meets
Askville has a great answer to this: "Multigrade oil has two numbers, the first number, e.g., 5W (W is for Winter) is the equivalent weight at low temperatures, and the second
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