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    Coolant and antifreeze checklist advice from Finol

    Ireland has seen shifting weather patterns this year, with both extreme heat and cold. Therefore, it is essential that your engine is well protected in these conditions ensuring that your vehicle operates efficiently. The first step is choosing the right antifreeze/coolant for your vehicle. Coolant is a liquid that keeps our engines from overheating, while …

    September
    10
    2021

    Finol explains differences with fully synthetic engine oils

    Engine oils come in a number of compositions and contain a number of grades and play several important roles in keeping your engine healthy. You might already know that synthetic oils typically exceed conventional oils in performance, with this usually highlighted in the price as synthetic oils are more expensive than their conventional cousins. But …

    December
    9
    2020

    Quality starts at the base with lubricants

    Engine oils must be able to lubricate the many intricate moving parts in a vehicle. As they are operating under constant duress it’s imperative that engines are always protected.   Therefore, engine oils must be able to perform several essential functions such as protecting the engine against corrosion and tear as oil oxidises, educing metal …

    July
    20
    2020

    Key grades for gear oil

    Gears are found in a vast amount of the machinery we see today and are essential components as they perform several key functions including, gear reduction and adjusting the direction of rotation. If a gear didn’t have a lubricant, it wouldn’t be able to perform these key functions. Whether in your car, truck or heavy …

    July
    16
    2020

    Frozen diesel – how modern diesel gels

    The formulation of diesel has changed dramatically in recent years. Regulations introduced mean that the levels of sulphur in diesel must be reduced. Biofuel and FAME (Fatty Acid, Methyl, Ester) are added to diesel up to 7 per cent. Although this reduces the sulphur content, FAME tends to form sludge and engine deposits with the …

    December
    17
    2019

    Did you have problems starting your diesel engine this morning?

    With the temperatures continuously dropping, a common issue for diesel-powered engines is problems starting in cold weather as diesel freezes. This can occur for a number of reasons and can be disastrous for the everyday driver. The good news? Actioil Diesel Treatment can not only treat your diesel system but it can also lower the …

    December
    20
    2017