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How does multi weight non detergent motor oil work?

I seen this oil at home depot called "Powermate Non-Detergent 4-Cycle Engine Oil - 10W30" my oil knowledge is at a beginner level but I thought multiweight oils were a emulsion. How do they make a 10w30 oil if there is no detergent in it?
posted by john123357 on Apr 29, 2013 - 7 answers

My car! My precious car!

I'm having car trouble. I know about computers not cars. I feel stupid. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Feb 11, 2010 - 28 answers

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT!

Check Engine light is on and there is a ominous whirling sound coming from my engine? [more inside]
posted by slowtree on Apr 14, 2009 - 13 answers

How much fuel would a national 55mph limit save a year?

If we lowered the speed limit nationally to 55mph, how much fuel would we save? [more inside]
posted by mikeyk on Oct 13, 2008 - 31 answers

Can you explain engine oil weights?

Can someone explain the importance or relevance of different weight engine oil? How much and why should your local climate affect your oil choice? [more inside]
posted by mdion on May 7, 2007 - 9 answers

I think I killed my car.

CarOilFilter: Oh, dear lord. I put oil in my car tonight, and thought everything was fine until ... [more inside]
posted by brina on Mar 3, 2007 - 20 answers

Is the 3,000-mile oil change a scam?

Is the 3,000-mile oil change a scam? [more inside]
posted by holgate on Dec 29, 2005 - 24 answers

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