GM 1.4L Engine Oil Filters Technical Bulletin

SM5839 and GM 1.4L Engine Oil Filters GM Vehicles with HENGST or UFI oil filter adapters & caps should use SM5839 or SM10592 Service Pro Oil Filters. Certain GM vehicles with 1.4L engine listed below use two different oil filters depending on the original equipment housing adapter and cap installed in the vehicle. The markings […]

M5839 Engine Oil Filter Service Bulletin

M5839 Engine Oil Filter Service February 22, 2018 Technical Service Bulletin IPC 172 Due to the location of the oil filter housing on the engine, some installers find themselves applying side pressure when extracting the filter cartridge. In some cases, this pressure could dislodge the center tube from the housing – causing it to come […]

Refrigerant Sales Restriction – EPA Requirements Section 608 and 609

EPA – United States Environmental Protection Agency The sales restriction is established by EPA regulations (40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F) under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act. Only EPA-certified technicians are allowed to purchase ozone-depleting substances (ODS) used as refrigerants. Technicians may be certified under either the Section 608 or Section 609 technician […]

Product Removal Precaution

Product Notification – the following part numbers may experience end-cap separation when removing from the housing. When installed properly, the filters meet or exceed factory specifications. In other words, while in service, the filters perform as they should. But there is a slight possibility of an endcap coming loose upon filter removal…therefore we are advising […]

Ford Diesel Engine Oil Specification Approval

Shell Position on new Ford Diesel Engine Oil Specification – December 1, 2016 As communicated in the position statement released by Shell Lubricants on November 10, 2016, Ford Motor Company has developed a new engine oil specification, Ford Material Engineering Specification WSS-M2C171-F1, which goes into effect December 1, 2016. Ford will recommend that all diesel […]

Eaton Approved

Eaton Approved Lubricants Update Important Eaton Transmission Lubricant Update – January 2017 Lubricant specification PS-164 Rev 7 is being replaced on January 1, 2017 by PS-386. All applications that required the use of PS-164 Rev7 will now require the use of PS-386. OEM Production: All Major OEMs have transitioned to the PS-386 approved lubricant in 2016. Aftermarket: Eaton recognizes […]

Filter Bulletin PO171 PZ171 QS171 GM 1.4L

Filter Bulletin PO171 PZ171 QS171 GM 1.4L Filter Bulletin on PO171, PZ171, and QS171. GM has produced a 4 cylinder 1.4L motor that has two differently designed canisters that call for two different oil filters. All versions of the 171 filter are to be used in canisters that have a black cap or Hengst design […]

Service Pro Oil Filter M4459A & E4459A / M10479 Technical Bulletin

February 9, 2016 Technical Service Bulletin ENG 103 ***IMPORTANT NOTICE*** Hyundai and Kia Oil Filter Recommendation Change M4459A & E4459A / M10479 Service Pro oil filter M4459A/E4459A is no longer recommended on late model Hyundai and Kia applications with 4-cylinder engines. New Service Pro oil filter M10479 is introduced here to be used in these […]