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Two generally highly rated engine oil additives are STP oil treatment and Lucas oil stabilizer. While these additives garner mostly positive reviews, the efficacy of engine oil additives in general is often questioned. I... More »

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As of September 2015, one highly rated product to stop oil leaks in car engines is Lucas Engine Oil Stop Leak. Reviews of this product note its effectiveness in handling both oil pan and rigid seal leaks. More »

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Lucas Heavy-Duty Oil Stabilizer, STP Oil Treatment, Motor Medic Valve Medic and K & W Posi-Trac Gear Oil Additive are good brands of additives. As of July 2015, they all average more than four stars on five-star rating s... More »

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The ingredients in engine additives are typically identical to the ingredients in synthetic motor oils, making these products no more effective than standard, inexpensive automotive oil. Many engine additives claim to co... More »

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Oil additives are miscellaneous chemicals used to enhance oil performance in an engine. Some additives are added to factory-made oil, but most are treated before being packaged and shipped for sale. More »

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Engine oil additives minimize engine wear by providing a protective chemical coating between an engine's movable parts. A common anti-wear additive used in the automotive industry is called zinc dialkyldithiophosphate, o... More »

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NO-LEAK engine oil treatment is different from other similar treatments in that it stops and prevents engine oil leaks while also repairing the rear main seals and stopping smoke caused by the burning of oil in faulty se... More »

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