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Do Gasoline and Diesel Engines Need Different Oil Types?

Do Gasoline and Diesel Engines Need Different Oil Types?

When it comes to maintaining your vehicle's engine, choosing the right type of oil is crucial for optimal performance and longevity. One common question that arises among vehicle owners is whether gasoline and diesel engines require different types of oil.  Understanding Engine Oil Basics Before we delve into the specifics of oil types, let's briefly review the primary functions of engine oil. Engine oil serves multiple purposes, including lubricating moving parts, reducing friction and wear, cooling engine components, sealing gaps between parts, and preventing corrosion and sludge buildup. It plays a critical role in maintaining engine health and efficiency. Gasoline vs. Diesel Engines - Key Differences Combustion Process The fundamental distinction b ... read more

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