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#1767709 - 02/03/10 11:34 PM Engine noise with Mobil 1
AdRock Offline


Registered: 06/05/09
Posts: 908
Loc: San Antonio, Texas

I've noticed that a lot of other people have noticed this also. Does anyone have any reasons why M1 seems to bring out so much noise?

I want to keep using the M1 EP that I use now but the valvetrain noise that I get with M1 really gets to me. It seems that others have had this same experience.

What's your take on this?
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#1767718 - 02/03/10 11:44 PM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: AdRock]
Bill in Utah Offline



Registered: 11/11/02
Posts: 12839
Loc: UT
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#1767736 - 02/04/10 12:11 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: AdRock]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 19146
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Originally Posted By: AdRock

I've noticed that a lot of other people have noticed this also. Does anyone have any reasons why M1 seems to bring out so much noise?


I wonder if it is related to the high Iron that M1 often causes in UOAs.
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#1767740 - 02/04/10 12:15 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: Bill in Utah]
good_jolly Offline


Registered: 03/26/09
Posts: 61
Loc: Tx
Maybe your car needs valve adjustment? You guys have good hearings b/c I can't hear a darn difference b/t brands. The only thing I can feel is smoothness and peppiness to a limited degree. M1 EP is excellent, lives up to its name for long drains and excellent UOAs.

Oh well, I guess I'll sit back and popcorn2 with Mr. Bill.

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#1767784 - 02/04/10 01:37 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: good_jolly]
rewote500 Offline


Registered: 03/27/09
Posts: 358
Loc: GA
Think I'll pull up a chair for this thread... popcorn
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#1767786 - 02/04/10 01:47 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: rewote500]
crinkles Offline


Registered: 05/28/07
Posts: 5555
Loc: Australia
FWIW my motor was the smoothest i've found it on M1.

but yeah... not much can be said about this... 3...2....1...

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#1767800 - 02/04/10 02:16 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: crinkles]
AcuraTech Offline


Registered: 05/11/04
Posts: 1562
Loc: St. Paul, MN
This has been talked about over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and overover and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over.

And the conclusion is: Nothing
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#1767803 - 02/04/10 02:30 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: AcuraTech]
pidster Offline


Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 548
Loc: ontario canada
And thanks to human nature, until a conclusion has been found and proven it will continue to be talked about.
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#1767807 - 02/04/10 02:45 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: pidster]
grease_monkey Offline


Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 325
Loc: oregon
when i switched to m1 my valve train noise did not really change at all, in fact if anything it got a little quieter, reduced oil consumption, increased gas mileage so far. This is on m1 0W30.

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#1767816 - 02/04/10 03:16 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: AdRock]
kr_bitog Offline


Registered: 10/06/07
Posts: 853
Loc: South East Asia
Originally Posted By: AdRock

I've noticed that a lot of other people have noticed this also. Does anyone have any reasons why M1 seems to bring out so much noise?

I want to keep using the M1 EP that I use now but the valvetrain noise that I get with M1 really gets to me. It seems that others have had this same experience.

What's your take on this?

The EP and AFE comparably give less noise compared with the normal 5w-30, the loudest I experienced before is with 5w-30 non A5 version


Edited by kr_bitog (02/04/10 03:16 AM)

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#1767819 - 02/04/10 03:19 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: grease_monkey]
CourierDriver Offline


Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 4388
Loc: Tn.
Been using M1 for 100k plus, no noises, only me when I send in my 1000 bucks a month for gas, screaminggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg
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#1767822 - 02/04/10 03:24 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: grease_monkey]
kr_bitog Offline


Registered: 10/06/07
Posts: 853
Loc: South East Asia
Originally Posted By: grease_monkey
when i switched to m1 my valve train noise did not really change at all, in fact if anything it got a little quieter, reduced oil consumption, increased gas mileage so far. This is on m1 0W30.

I also noticed the same thing, maybe because of the moly effect.

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#1767824 - 02/04/10 03:30 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: kr_bitog]
Johnny Offline


Registered: 05/27/02
Posts: 14013
Loc: Retired | Wausau, WI
The only thing noisy about Mobil 1 is the internet.

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#1767825 - 02/04/10 03:34 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: Johnny]
Jason2007 Offline


Registered: 04/05/07
Posts: 591
Loc: virginia
I have never heard any noise regardless of which oil was in my crankcase.

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#1767863 - 02/04/10 06:04 AM Re: Engine noise with Mobil 1 [Re: Jason2007]
cjhepburn Offline


Registered: 02/24/09
Posts: 251
Loc: Boston
I've been using M1 EP since my first OC in my Civic. I haven't noticed any valve chain clatter or noise of any kind.
One possible reason for older engines, maybe M1 is cleaning out some sound dampening sludge.
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