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lubricant-en

General - Usefull Info's

  • Is there a shelf life date on lubricants?
  • Is there a difference between motorcycle oil and engine oil?
  • What is the difference between synthetic lubricant and mineral lubricant?
  • What does Technosynthese® mean?
  • On Motul labels, I can read 0W-40, 5W-30, etc. What do these terms actually mean?
  • Until now, I have used a competitor's oil in my 4-stroke engine. Can I use a Motul lubricant without damaging my engine?
  • I have heard about 'high HTHS' and 'low HTHS' oil. What exactly does this mean?

FAQ Auto

  • Oil drain intervals
  • I am currently using a 15W-40 oil in the engine of my car which has more than 100,000 km/miles on the clock. I have noticed my oil consumption is high, so I wish to reduce it, but without incurring great expenses.
  • 300V Motorsport Range, 8100 or 6100? Which oil should I choose?
  • I am currently using a 15W-40 oil in my car engine. In very cold weather (-10 °C), when starting, I hear a clacking sound. What should I do?
  • What is the difference between petrol engine oil and Diesel engine oil?
  • I am currently using an SAE 80W-90 oil in my car's manual gearbox. In cold weather, changing gears is very difficult during the first few kilometers. What can I do?

FAQ Motorcycle

  • Why are oil drain intervals shorter for motorcycles compared to cars?
  • 300V Factory line, 7100 or 5100? Choose your oil depending on use and riding style:
  • Until now, I have used a competitor's oil in my 4-stroke engine motorcycle. Can I use Motul without damaging my engine?
  • Can I mix two types of oil of a different quality or brand?
  • I am currently using a 15W-40 oil in my motorcycle engine. In very cold weather (-10 °C), when starting, I hear a clacking sound. What should I do?