Originally introduced in 2009, PSA B71 2290 is a Peugeot/Citroën engine oil specification. This specification has recently been significantly updated to include a number of key benefits:
- Low-Speed Pre-Ignition (Low-Speed Pre-Ignition. Uncontrolled combustion that takes place in the combustion chamber prior to spark in gasoline direct injection (GDI) engines.) protection
- Additional seal test requirements
- 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. requirements
- Aged oil protection
In this video, Joanne Jones, Formulator, Alex Jones, Global Product Manager, and Damien Browne, Technology Manager, discuss these updates and their impact on the market.
For more information on PSA B71 2290, or other engine oil specifications, please contact your Lubrizol representative.