Recent Topics
Generator Questions / Comments
by Vikas
07/29/14 07:23 AM
Why do some brands only publish tq and not hp?
by LoneRanger
07/29/14 06:49 AM
Replaced Opti-Coat with CQuartz UK - Holy Gloss!
by The Critic
07/29/14 02:59 AM
At 65
by OneEyeJack
07/29/14 01:25 AM
roofing felt
by bmwjohn
07/29/14 12:09 AM
Pennzoil Ultra 10w30 1,704 on PU 1997 Camry 194k
by Nick1994
07/29/14 12:04 AM
MaxLife 5w30, 5k oil on 07 Sienna with 95k
by raitchison
07/28/14 10:50 PM
big car crash
by morris
07/28/14 10:12 PM
U.S. says Russia violated nuclear missile treaty.
by dave1251
07/28/14 09:58 PM
Rotella in a civic MT
by gametom
07/28/14 09:51 PM
14' JGC with the pentastar 3.6L
by subaroo
07/28/14 09:41 PM
Your wax/sealant lasted how many months?!?!
by The Critic
07/28/14 09:16 PM
Newest Members
dink28m7, Titus12, JayBirdy, Michael_Trinh, kensley
50789 Registered Users
Who's Online
83 registered (2009Edge, 97f150, 2010_FX4, 05LGTLtd, 05lgt, 94astro, 9 invisible), 1404 Guests and 222 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50789 Members
64 Forums
216977 Topics
3415951 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#1723604 - 12/29/09 02:29 PM What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec?
ryan2022 Offline


Registered: 06/05/06
Posts: 1187
Loc: Calgary
Hi guys,

what is this spec?

I take it the 4.0 in the Jeep doesnt require it?

I thought I saw it in one version of the owners manual. '2006 I beleive.

Any thoughts? I always thought it was a spec for the Viper.
_________________________
2003 Honda Accord LX Touring Pennzoil Platinum 5w20
2006 Nissan Murano SE Pennzoil platinum 5w30

Top
#1723635 - 12/29/09 02:46 PM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: ryan2022]
ryan2022 Offline


Registered: 06/05/06
Posts: 1187
Loc: Calgary
I did a bit of digging, IT looks to me like its just a spec requiring the most recent API rating be used.....what the heck?


Edited by ryan2022 (12/29/09 02:47 PM)
_________________________
2003 Honda Accord LX Touring Pennzoil Platinum 5w20
2006 Nissan Murano SE Pennzoil platinum 5w30

Top
#1723644 - 12/29/09 02:59 PM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: ryan2022]
coffee Offline


Registered: 03/11/07
Posts: 1116
Loc: Chandler, Arizona, USA
From enginebuildermag.com: "Only use API Certified engine oils that meet the requirements of Chrysler's Material Standard MS-6395. MS-6395 contains requirements, not addressed by API Certification, that provide additional protection for Chrysler Group engines. All Chrysler Group gasoline engines, irrespective of model year, should be serviced with API Certified engine oils meeting MS-6395. Chrysler Group Engines are developed, certified and filled with engine oil of the designated viscosity grade, meeting MS-6395, and should be serviced with the correct viscosity grade engine oil..."
_________________________
Java Joe
1994 Volvo 945
Motorcraft 5w20

Top
#1723726 - 12/29/09 03:54 PM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: coffee]
ryan2022 Offline


Registered: 06/05/06
Posts: 1187
Loc: Calgary
thanks for that,

it sounds like there IS a bit more to it.
_________________________
2003 Honda Accord LX Touring Pennzoil Platinum 5w20
2006 Nissan Murano SE Pennzoil platinum 5w30

Top
#1724463 - 12/30/09 06:44 AM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: ryan2022]
NHHEMI Offline


Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 5112
Loc: NH
If you contact Chrysler and ask they will send you a spec sheet. Or they would pre Fiat anyway.
_________________________
Royal Purple User Since 1990 thumbsup

2014 Jeep Cherokee
"Latitude"
3.2L V6 4WD( ADI )


Top
#1724473 - 12/30/09 06:57 AM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: NHHEMI]
ryan2022 Offline


Registered: 06/05/06
Posts: 1187
Loc: Calgary
Cool.

I'm actually wondering if they will bring Fiat over here. I've heard there are plans too. They WERE here at one point. I didnt know that until recently.
_________________________
2003 Honda Accord LX Touring Pennzoil Platinum 5w20
2006 Nissan Murano SE Pennzoil platinum 5w30

Top
#1724501 - 12/30/09 07:46 AM Re: What is the Chrysler MS-6395 Spec? [Re: ryan2022]
Hokiefyd Offline


Registered: 06/24/04
Posts: 10759
Loc: North Carolina
With every model year it seems, the MS-6395 gets a new suffix. I think it's now up to MS-6395-N. I've asked Chrysler before what it is and they never said.
_________________________
Cheers,
Jason

Top