- Apr 5, 2004
- Pensacola & Vero Beach FL
It would also reflect the viscosity of the tested fluid. If the vis is way off from the recommended range, the owner may find himself confronted with a wty claim denial.
Originally Posted By: OVERK1LL
About what? A single-pass UOA doesn't tell you much more than how much life the oil has left in it and the contamination levels......
Originally Posted By: 2009Edge
Oil analysis will tell ALL
Originally Posted By: hate2work
I'm guessing because of warranty? Simple solution, just stick in some 5W-30 but keep the old 5W-20 bottles from your current fill to show them. They would never be able to tell what you were using if you had an issue. Personally, I would never use 20 weight oil in a hot climate. Take a look at what they use/recommend in Australia, for example. Shoot, I'm up here in Washington and I still wouldn't use a 20 weight oil.
Originally Posted By: gfh77665
I agree 100% 5-20 would be great in Canada, North USA...I just wish I had the option to use 5-30 in our daily 100 degree Texas heat. I use, but hate 5-20!
Originally Posted By: StevieC
I wish people would stop bashing 20wt's when it's just not applicable to their situation.