Learn About Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings

Have you heard of motor oil viscosity ratings but are unsure of what they mean? If so, we can help. At Honda of Ames, we strive to keep you informed about how your vehicle functions, which is why we invite you to read our summary below that explains motor oil viscosity ratings.

The viscosity rating is how well the motor oil can resist flow. For instance, a motor oil with a high viscosity rating is much thicker than a motor oil with a low viscosity rating. The number and W on the bottle is how you determine its viscosity rating. The number represents its viscosity in hot temperatures, and the W represents its viscosity in colder temperatures.

Visit our service center the next time that your vehicle needs an oil change. Our technicians will make certain that the correct motor oil is used in your engine.

 

 

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