WHY YOU NEED TO GET OIL ANALYSIS FOR YOUR BIG RIG
Oil analysis is a valuable tool for keeping trucks on the road and for reducing oil change costs.
Oil analysis will give you vital information about your engine.
People use oil analysis for different reasons:
To see if there are any problems developing in their engine
To see if their oil is still properly maintaining its additive protection
To see if the oil maintenance service interval can be increased
Here are 4 Key Proven Reasons why oil analysis will increase profit for your trucking business.
before they become problems – Eliminate Downtime
Oil analysis reports provide wear trends. You’ll see what’s falling out of the normal operating range. Now you can easily locate the source of a developing problem and fix it before it leads to a major breakdown – before it happens on the open road. Oil analysis measures trends; samples on a regular basis get you the best results and vital information about how it happened.
“Doing consistent oil analysis testing helps to eliminate downtime”
IMPROVE RESALE VALUE
The resale value of your truck has so much more value when you have an oil analysis history. The knowledge of your trucks internal condition over a long period of time could increase the value of your truck at resale, by as much as 30%.
DETERMINE DRAIN INTERVALS
Oil analysis tells you the condition of your oil, so you’ll know from each interval sample what your oil dependability levels are for TBN (Total Base Number of additive consistency) and TAN (Total Acid Number of contamination)
Eliminating even one oil change a year, by extending oil and filter change intervals, saves money, filter and labor time costs – more importantly, down time that is not necessary.
Yes, it’s good to be consistent and safe, but if the high quality oil you are using can gives your truck 35,000 miles for one interval, then changing at 25,000 time is costing you $$$. Oil analysis can save you up to $1,000 a year.
Proper utilization of oil consistency reduces fuel costs up to 3% . If you saved just 1% in fuel consumption, how much profit is that in your pocket.