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AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Oil
Synthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil

European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL) is a Mid-SAPS synthetic motor oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated with advanced AMSOIL synthetic base stocks, premium additives and a 5W-40 viscosity rating, AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil is highly versatile for multiple applications. Its mid sulfated ash, phosphorus and sulfur (SAPS) formulation provides excellent protection for emissions systems.

AMSOIL Product Code: AFL

MSDS Sheet For AMSOIL AFL Product Data Sheet For AMSOIL AFL
 

Product Application
AMSOIL European Car Formula Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil is formulated to meet or exceed the most demanding European specifications. It has manufacturer approvals for BMW Longlife-04, MB Approval 229.51 and Porsche A40. It is also recommended for European gasoline or diesel vehicles requiring any of the following performance specifications:

Product Application Specification

• API SN, SM, CF...
• ACEA C3; Chrysler MS-10850
• GM dexos 2™
• Volkswagen 502.00, 505.01
• Ford WSS-M2C917-A
• Renault 0700, 0710
Manufacturer Approvals:
• BMW Longlife-04
• MB-Approval 229.51
• Porsche A40


Product Description
AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated with advanced AMSOIL synthetic base stocks, premium additives and a 5W-40 viscosity rating, AMSOIL European Car Formula 5W-40 Synthetic Motor Oil is highly versatile for multiple applications. Its mid sulfated ash, phosphorus and sulfur (SAPS) formulation provides excellent protection for emissions systems.

AMSOIL, the leader in automotive synthetic lubrication, produced the world’s first API-qualified synthetic motor oil in 1972. Trust the extensive experience of AMSOIL, The First in Synthetics®, to do the best job protecting your engine.

Complete Coverage
AMSOIL European Car Formula meets and often exceeds strict European manufacturer specifications. Its shear-stable synthetic base oils and high-quality anti-wear additives provide outstanding protection in high-temperature conditions and deliver dependable performance throughout the long drain intervals recommended by European manufacturers.

Superior Engine Cleanliness
The excellent oxidation stability, heat resistance and detergency properties of AMSOIL European Car Formula Synthetic Motor Oil help keep engines clean. It is specially designed to prevent sludge and varnish deposits for reduced oil consumption, extended engine life and maximum overall performance.

Emissions System Protection
AMSOIL European Car Formula features precisely balanced formulations that consider the needs of modern exhaust treatment devices. Protecting sensitive emissions systems depends on using the optimal blend of SAPS (sulfated ash, phosphorus and sulfur) to keep these systems functioning properly.

All-Season Performance
The broad 5W-40 viscosity rating, low volatility (burn-off) and wax-free nature of AMSOIL European Car Formula Synthetic Motor Oil make it excellent for hot and cold temperatures. It helps reduce engine wear, control oil thickening and provide easier cold starts.

Excellent For Turbochargers
AMSOIL European Car Formula has a robust composition that shields engines from the high temperatures produced by turbochargers. Its thermally stable oil formulation resists deposit formation and cools turbochargers. Its low pour point protects turbo-chargers against oil starvation in subzero temperatures and ensures a rapid return to appropriate oil pressure at startup.

• Engineered to meet European manufacturers' specifications
• Excellent protection for gasoline and diesel engines
• Fights sludge for superior engine cleanliness

COMPATIBILITY
AMSOIL European Car Formula is compatible with conventional and synthetic motor oils. Mixing AMSOIL motor oils with other oils, however, will reduce the performance benefits.

Aftermarket oil additives are not recommended for use with AMSOIL motor oils.

SERVICE LIFE
Recommended for the extended drain intervals established by the vehicle manufacturer. Change oil filter at time of oil change.

HEALTH & SAFETY
This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended application and according to the recommendations in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Click here to view the MSDS Data Sheet for AMSOIL AFL.

Keep out of the reach of children. Don't pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.


TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES

European Car Formula 5W-40 Mid-SAPS Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL)

Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D445)
14.3
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D445)
88.5
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270)
168
Viscosity CCS, cP @ °C (ASTM D5293)
5855 (-30)
Flash Point °C (°F) (ASTM D92)
224 (433)
Fire Point °C (°F) (ASTM D92)
240 (428)
Pour Point °C (°F) (ASTM D97)
-40 (-40)
NOACK Volatility, % weight loss (g/100g) (ASTM D5800)
10.0
Four-Ball Wear Test (ASTM D4172B @ 40 kg, 75°C, 1200 rpm, 1hr), Scar, mm.
0.44
Total Base Number
8.0
HT/HS (cP) (ASTM D5481)
3.8
   
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