What are the standards on the product label?

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There are several types of standards that may appear on products labels which can help you in the choice of lubricant, the most common are:

– ACEA Standards (Association of European Automobile Manufacturers)

Divided into different categories designated by the letters A / B / C for passenger cars and E for trucks, followed by a number that defines the level of performance. Numbers do not have increasing or decreasing significance, it is necessary to respect the recommendations of the manufacturer.

– API Standards (American Petroleum Institute)

This standard is mainly used outside Europe.

– Manufacturer standards

It is important to respect the requirements of the manufacturer in order to choose the good lubricant