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#586381 - 06/03/03 10:35 PM Oil analysis on new PSD
powerlifter405 Offline


Registered: 06/03/03
Posts: 32
Loc: s. tx
Alum 6
Chrom 4
Cop 18
iron 15
lead 5
tin 4
silcon 41
pots 13
sod 7
water <0.1
oxd <2.0
visco 13.6
gly none detc.
TBN 9.8
SAE 43
Soot <0.1

Motor has 15,000
Oil had 10k.
Changed Full flow at half way, added 3qts.
Oil guard by-pass.
Shell rot 15-40

Did full change when sample was taken. Trying Shell Rot syn.

Any thoughts or input.

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#586382 - 06/04/03 01:15 AM Re: Oil analysis on new PSD
Steve S Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 18449
Loc: East of IGO
look up in the diesel oil analysis I posted my wifes 2002 power stroke using Shell "syn" 5w/40 not much difference. To get real good numbers a cummins engine is needed. [Big Grin] here is some info on psd oil analysis' http://members.aol.com/fmtrvt/OilStudy/current.pdf I don't think there is much difference in the oils .

[ June 04, 2003, 04:33 PM: Message edited by: Steve S ]

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#586383 - 07/14/03 02:10 AM Re: Oil analysis on new PSD
Lightman Offline


Registered: 09/17/02
Posts: 150
Loc: Cleveland, OH
Can anyone explain why the silicon level is so high? Is that due to break in? Otherwise it would indicate some sort of leak in the air intake or a really dirty filter...

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#586384 - 07/14/03 02:33 AM Re: Oil analysis on new PSD
Anonymous
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It appears that this is normal for the Ford Powerstroke engine during break-in. This is a good graph that should explain it. Scroll down to page 3 and 4 and 5.

http://members.aol.com/fmtrvt/OilStudy/support.pdf

[ July 14, 2003, 05:34 PM: Message edited by: delete ]

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#586385 - 07/14/03 08:41 AM Re: Oil analysis on new PSD
TooSlick Offline


Registered: 08/02/02
Posts: 5785
Loc: Dixie
Lightman,

The PSD uses a silicone type oil pan gasket, which tends to leach for the first 20k miles or so. These levels are perfectly normal and I see it all the time with this engine.

TS

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