Renault RN17 is the latest 5W-30 mid SAPS service fill specification for gasoline and EURO 6 diesel vehicles. Renault has simplified their list of specifications by replacing their older specifications, RN700 and RN710, with RN17. The specification has been designed for turbocharged gasoline direct (TGDI) engines and includes gasoline particulate filter (GPF) protection and specific tests to ensure A reaction occurring when oxygen attacks petroleum fluids. Oxidation is accelerated by heat, light, metal catalysts, and the presence of water, acids, or solid contaminants. Oxidation leads to increased viscosity and deposit formation. performance, piston cleanliness and sooted valvetrain wear performance.
In this video, Joanne Jones, Formulator, Alex Jones, Global Product Manager, and Damien Browne, Technical Manager, discuss the new specification in more detail and the impact on the market.
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