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#2487429 - 01/08/12 11:32 PM Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem
warrior Offline


Registered: 06/09/09
Posts: 75
Loc: N.C.
Report Date: 1/5/2012

Make/Model: Suzuki 1.8L 16 Valve
Oil Type & Grade: Mobil 1 High Mileage 10W/30
Fuel Type: Gasoline (Unleaded)
Oil use interval: 6,500 Miles


Your Suzuki Esteem scores very well in this first report, with most metals reading at or below average levels even though you're running a fairly long oil change. Our universal averages show typical wear for this type of engine after about 3,200 miles of oil use, and since you're getting comparable wear after more than twice as long on the oil, it looks like your engine is running smoothly and has no mechanical issues developing. The oil was free from contaminants and the TBN was good at 3.9, indicating plenty of active additive remaining (1.0 is low). Nice one!


Code:
Miles on Oil:    6,500
Miles on Unit:   138,000
Sample Date:     12/22/11
Make up oil:     0

ALUMINUM        3
CHROMIUM        0
IRON            3
COPPER          12
LEAD            0
TIN             0
MOLYBDENUM      72
NICKEL          0
MANGANESE       0
SILVER          0
TITANIUM        0
POTASSIUM       4
BORON           46
SILICON         9
SODIUM          0
CALCIUM        1111
MAGNESIUM       637
PHOSPHOR        792
ZINC            828
BARIUM           0
                                                           
                                   Values Should Be
SUS Viscosity @ 210F    63.0      59-68
cSt Viscosity @ 100C    11.05    9.9-12.7
Flashpoint in F         405        >375
Fuel %                   <.5        <2.0
Antifreeze %              0           0
Water %                   0         <.1
Insolubles %             .3         <.6
TBN                      3.9
TAN
ISO Code



Edited by Bill in Utah (01/09/12 08:49 AM)
Edit Reason: fixed table

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#2487434 - 01/08/12 11:33 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
warrior Offline


Registered: 06/09/09
Posts: 75
Loc: N.C.
I think this report is legible...I spent hours trying to get it this good.......

Also...this has had a steady diet of mobil 1 EP since 58,000 miles and recently changed to the HM. Always PurOne filters...


Edited by warrior (01/08/12 11:39 PM)

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#2487445 - 01/08/12 11:49 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
oilmaven Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 652
Loc: Northern Michigan
The report is very legible and we appreciate your effort here warrior. This appears to be a good report on the Mobil 1 HM. I'm still having trouble getting used to that low calcium...also the zinc, moly and boron have been reduced (SN formula here I assume?). What is being used as a detergent in these new SN oils now that the calcium has been cut by half or more? I know the SN oils seem to be providing good UOA's but the add packs appear weaker to me.
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#2487449 - 01/08/12 11:59 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: oilmaven]
warrior Offline


Registered: 06/09/09
Posts: 75
Loc: N.C.
This is the SL. Thats one of the reasons I switched to the HM. Purchased from Walmart 6 months ago. 5 Qt bottle. I agree with you about the ad packs. I could be wrong, but I thought that other UOA with this oil had higher numbers with Zn and Ph. I will look through some tonight....Thanks.

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#2487585 - 01/09/12 08:35 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
oilmaven Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 652
Loc: Northern Michigan
Previous UOA's also had a LOT more calcium...that's why I thought this add pack looked more like current SN specs. In any case the UOA is great...wouldn't hesitate to use it (and did in my PT Cruiser for almost 2 years before I sold it).
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#2487595 - 01/09/12 08:52 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13426
Loc: Canada
This definetly is the SN formula - the low Ca/ high Mg combo as detergent in the add-pack give it away.

All SN-spc M1 products show great UOA's....this one is no exception!
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#2487617 - 01/09/12 09:11 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
oilmaven Offline


Registered: 05/25/05
Posts: 652
Loc: Northern Michigan
Agreed...current SN spec Mobil 1 UOA's have been excellent...in fact they seem to be better than many of the SM spec UOA's.
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#2487636 - 01/09/12 09:25 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
Boss302fan Offline


Registered: 11/07/09
Posts: 1901
Loc: Oconomowoc Wi
With lower calcium, what is cleaning the engine?

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#2487691 - 01/09/12 10:13 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: addyguy]
warrior Offline


Registered: 06/09/09
Posts: 75
Loc: N.C.
Is it possible they put SN in a bottle that had a fat "SL" on the back?

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#2487743 - 01/09/12 11:09 AM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: Boss302fan]
addyguy Offline


Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 13426
Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: Boss302fan
With lower calcium, what is cleaning the engine?


The magnesium detergent.
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX V-6, 169k miles.
Oil: Edge SPT, PP, and Lucas syn; MPH2 filter.

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#2488040 - 01/09/12 03:53 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29114
Loc: NJ
The M1 HM oils use the same detergent system, just higher levels of zdp, hence the SL rating.
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#2488076 - 01/09/12 04:24 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: addyguy]
Boss302fan Offline


Registered: 11/07/09
Posts: 1901
Loc: Oconomowoc Wi
Originally Posted By: addyguy
Originally Posted By: Boss302fan
With lower calcium, what is cleaning the engine?


The magnesium detergent.


OK... Did Mobil HM always have this much Magnesium?

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#2488303 - 01/09/12 07:18 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29114
Loc: NJ
No, they were using a lot of Calcium. The newer oils are use less metallic adds and surprisingly now using Mg, with less Ca.
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#2488330 - 01/09/12 07:36 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: warrior]
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Registered: 12/26/07
Posts: 1454
Loc: Catskills, NY
Originally Posted By: warrior
Is it possible they put SN in a bottle that had a fat "SL" on the back?


Warrior,

This is certainly possible. I experienced this when I did a UOA late last year. Every quart of Mobil 1 0w20 I poured in was SM and the UOA with low calcium and high Mg told me that Mobil simply had left over SM bottles and put SN formula in them. I bought the quarts right around the switch from SM to SN.

See my UOA with 'SM' labeled Mobil 1


Edited by GMFan (01/09/12 07:37 PM)
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#2488334 - 01/09/12 07:38 PM Re: Mobil 1 10w-30HM 6,500mi 2000 Suzuki Esteem [Re: GMFan]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 7108
Loc: Saskatoon canada
Originally Posted By: GMFan
Originally Posted By: warrior
Is it possible they put SN in a bottle that had a fat "SL" on the back?


Warrior,

This is certainly possible. I experienced this when I did a UOA late last year. Every quart of Mobil 1 0w20 I poured in was SM and the UOA with low calcium and high Mg told me that Mobil simply had left over SM bottles and put SN formula in them. I bought the quarts right around the switch from SM to SN.

Nothing that company does surprises me. What's next. Maybe changing the formula to a group 3 and still calling it synthetic. The marketing definition vs the actual one leave a rather large grey area
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