Synthetic 15W-40 Heavy Duty Diesel Oil

Product Highlights

Engineered for pre-2007 diesel engines in on-road applications as well as all model year diesel engines in off-road applications. High 12 TBN controls acids from combustion blow-by and EGR. Additives control soot thickening, oxidation and wear. Extended drain capabilities reduce downtime and motor oil expenses.

15w-40 diesel and marine syntheticOne of AMSOIL’s top sellers for decades! Designed and recommended for legacy customers with 2006 and earlier diesels.

Product Highlights

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil is a premium diesel oil that provides excellent performance in all types of diesel engines where highly effective control of wear and deposits is vital. Engineered with heavy-duty dispersant/detergent additives, its Total Base Number (TBN) of 12 neutralizes acids and controls soot thickening from exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and blow-by to protect against corrosion, cylinder bore polishing (wear), varnish and sludge deposits. AMSOIL 15W-40 Diesel Oil resists heat and breakdown better than conventional petroleum oils for long-lasting performance and protection.

 

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Package sizes include:
1-Quart Bottle & 12 Quart Case;
1-Gallon Bottle or 4-Gallon Case:
1-2.5 gallon Jug or 5-Gallon Case (2-2.5 gal jugs):
Drums in 30, 55 and 275 gallon.

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Printable Product Data Sheet for AMSOIL 15W40 Diesel (AME) CI4

Extends Drain Intervals

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil can extend drain intervals far beyond those recommended for conventional petroleum oils. Its unique synthetic formulation and long-drain additive chemistry deliver maximum engine protection, cleanliness and performance over extended drain intervals, reducing vehicle maintenance and waste-oil disposal costs.

Controls Soot and Wear

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil is heavily fortified with detergent/dispersant additives and is naturally resistant to soot. It is designed to keep soot particles suspended independently and prevent them from aggregating to form larger, wear-causing particles. Viscosity increase is minimized and soot-related wear is reduced.

Reduces Oil Consumption and Emissions

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil has lower volatility than conventional petroleum oils. Oil consumption and emissions are minimized due to less vapor passing into the combustion chamber. Lower volatility helps AMSOIL 15W-40 Diesel Oil retain its viscosity after high-temperature service for continued dependable protection.

Excellent Cold-Flow Properties

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil eases cold-weather starting (down to -44°F) and provides vital startup lubrication to help prevent engine wear. AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel Oil outperforms conventional 15W-40 petroleum oils and minimizes the impact of cold-weather operation.

APPLICATIONS

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil is engineered for use in a wide variety of light- and heavy-duty applications, including over-the-road trucks, off-road construction, marine engines, farm equipment, mining, industrial (pumps & generators) and personal automotive or commercial transportation. It is excellent for use with low- or high-sulfur diesel fuels in standard, turbocharged or supercharged engines, including diesels equipped with EGR systems.

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Motor Oil is recommended for diesel engines, gasoline engines and other applications that require any of the following specifications:

  • SAE 15W-40
  • API CI-4+/CI-4/CH-4/CF/CF-2/SL/SJ
  • ACEA A3/B3, E2, E3, E5, E7
  • Global DHD-1
  • JASO DH-1
  • Mack EO-M, EO-N
  • DDC 93K214
  • Caterpillar ECF-1A, ECF-2
  • Cummins CES 20076, 20077, 20078
  • Volvo VDS-2, VDS-3
  • MB 228.1, 228.3, 229.1
  • MAN 271, 3275
  • MTU Type II

COMPATIBILITY

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel & Marine Oil is compatible with conventional and synthetic motor oils. Mixing AMSOIL motor oils with other oil, 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 motor oils.

SERVICE LIFE

AMSOIL Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel and Marine Motor Oil is recommended for extended drain intervals in unmodified, mechanically-sound vehicles or equipment as follows:

Diesel Engine Service

Three times (3X) OEM* recommendation, not to exceed 50,000 miles/600 hours or one year, whichever comes first. Drain intervals may be extended further with oil analysis.

Gasoline Engine Service

Two times (2X) OEM* recommendation, not to exceed 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first.

*Operating conditions and drain intervals for severe and normal service are defined by the OEM. Refer to your owner’s manual.

Note: Extended drain intervals are not recommended when using biofuels containing >10% ethanol or 5% biodiesel (B5). Follow OEM drain intervals or extend drain intervals with oil analysis.

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). An MSDS is available via the Internet at www.amsoil.com or upon request at (715) 392-7101. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Don’t pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.

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Unsurpassed Diesel Engine Protection

(Archived article here for reference purposes)
Diesel engine emissions have been an ongoing environmental concern for the past few decades, and the United States, Europe and Japan have responded to demands to reduce harmful particulates and nitrogen oxides (NOx). In the U.S., particulate and NOx levels were first regulated in 1988, with regulations becoming increasingly stringent through the years. In fact, 1988 standards set NOx and particulate levels at 14.4 g/kWhr (grams/kilowatts – hour) and 0.8 g/kW-hr respectively, while 2010 standards have been set at 0.27 g/kW-hr and 0.013 g/kW-hr respectively. By 2010, diesel engines will be considered “clean,” but getting there will require sulfur-free fuel, improved in-cylinder combustion, exhaust after-treatment, vehicle design changes and diesel oils that are compatible with after-treatment systems.

Between the years 1988 and 1991, emission standards were met by improving in-cylinder combustion through the use of unit injectors, electronic controls, controlled air swirl, improved combustion bowl design, reduced piston crevice volume, turbo-charging, air inter-cooling and reductions in oil consumption.

The year 1991 also saw the use of high top rings to lower particulate emissions. By 1998, retarded fuel injection timing was introduced to meet increasingly stringent NOx emission standards. High top rings and retarded fuel injection timing increased soot loading on the oil, leading to the introduction of API diesel oil category CH-4 in order to prevent viscosity increases and increased wear due to soot.

In order to meet 2002 emission standards, most engine manufacturers introduced exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) engines, which recirculate a portion of the exhaust to the engine’s combustion chamber, lowering peak combustion temperature. Although EGR engines effectively reduce emissions, they also run hotter and introduce higher levels of soot and acid into the oil, leading to increased wear, increased oil viscosity and shorter oil drain intervals.

The API CI-4 diesel oil specification was introduced in December 2001 to protect against the higher temperatures and increased levels of acids, soot and oxidation associated with EGR engines, while some manufacturers released their own diesel oil performance specifications in order to assure optimum protection for their equipment. Mack released its stringent EO-N Premium Plus High Performance Diesel Engine Oil specification in the spring of 2002, then upgraded it to EO-N Premium Plus 03 in April 2003 due to soot-related oil thickening and shear that occurred after a certain length of highway time.

API issued an upgrade to its CI-4 specification, CI-4 PLUS, in September 2004 in order to provide improved oxidation resistance, shear stability, acid neutralization and soot dispersancy for EGR engines. CI-4 PLUS certified diesel oils also meet most of the individual manufacturer issued specifications and are backward compatible with older diesel oil specifications and engines. CI-4 PLUS oils must first meet the original requirements of CI-4, with the additional requirements of passing the 90-Pass Shear Stability Bench Test and the Mack T-11 engine test, a more stringent upgrade of the Mack T-8E soot-viscosity test required for CI-4.

In order to meet 2007 particulate standards, exhaust after-treatment devices such as particulate filters (DPF’s) and continuously regenerative traps (CRT’s) will be incorporated into diesel engines, creating new challenges for diesel oils. AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oils are ahead of the curve and ready to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oils surpass the most stringent modern diesel oil specifications, including CI-4 PLUS and EO-N Premium Plus 03. Formulated with top-of-the-line synthetic base stocks and advanced additive packages, AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oils effectively control the increased soot and acid levels associated with EGR units, while remaining shear stable at high temperatures, avoiding the damaging sludge and deposit build-up that contribute to decreased fuel efficiency, corrosion and accelerated engine wear. The drain intervals of AMSOIL diesel oils may be extended by oil analysis in EGR-equipped engines.

Emission control technology has increased soot loading of diesel oils, prompting original equipment manufacturers to shorten drain interval recommendations. Even at increased soot levels, AMSOIL Synthetic Diesel Oils continue to offer outstanding wear protection. Soot and iron wear levels were measured over 900 hours of operation in a 2002 EGR-equipped Mack LE613-Rear Loader running AMSOIL 15W-40 Synthetic Heavy Duty Diesel and Marine Motor Oil. As seen in the graph, even at increased soot levels, the rate of engine wear remained well below the Mack condemnation limit of 0.5 parts per million per hour (ppm/h).

Amsoil synthetic 15W40 protects from soot wear.