Recall – SPE2222 and SPE2500

Recall – E2222 and E2500 Immediate Action Required: Do not sell product, segregate, and return.   A deficiency in the structure of the anti-drain back valve used in the E2222 and E2500 oil filters creates a potential for the material to tear.  This issue is on a limited production of these two oil filters.  Please […]

SPE4622 Service Pro Oil Filter Shortage

SPE4622 – Rowleys Wholesale has several months worth of stock as does our supplier. But the manufacturer may have a delayed production after February of 2019 which could impact our supply in the upcoming spring. We encourage our customers to pre purchase so your business is not affected by the upcoming demand overage. The SPE4622 […]

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 […]