Frequently Asked Questions
ENGINE OIL / CRANKCASE
How often should an engine be treated with a Slick 50® Engine Treatment?
Slick 50® Engine Treatment can be used at every oil change but should be used at least every 12,000 miles for optimal results
Can Slick 50® Engine Treatments be used with synthetic oils?
Yes, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are compatible with synthetic oils.
Can Slick 50® Engine Treatments be used in marine engines?
Yes, but only for 4-cycle engines (not for 2-cycle engines). Treat engines annually or with every oil change (optional).
Will Slick 50® Engine Treatment(s) make the engine indestructible to thermal breakdown?
No, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are designed to protect against friction and heat. They cannot be used to repair parts that are at the failing point or any pre-existing problems.
After a Slick 50® Engine Treatment is installed do I still need to change my oil according to the manufacturer's specifications?
Yes, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are not a replacement for regularly scheduled maintenance.
How can the Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments help my vehicle?
Fuel systems build up deposits rapidly, often within several thousand miles. Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments are designed to treat the entire fuel system. The unique formula will clean direct and indirect fuel injectors, cylinder heads, the combustion chamber, piston tops, intake valves, and intake ports.
Will the Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments harm the oxygen sensors in the vehicle?
No, Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments are compatible with all oxygen sensors and catalytic converters.
Can Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments be used in marine applications?
Yes, Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments can be used in marine applications using 4-cycle engines. It is usually beneficial after every 50 hours of engine use. In 2-cycle engines treat the gasoline at the recommended ratio, scaling down for small tanks of fuel. Add 2-cycle oil at the recommended treat rate. Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments do not replace the required 2-cycle oil.
Can I use Slick 50® Recharged Transmission Treatment in a manual transmission?
Traditionally no, but with the new 5/6 speed transmissions, some vehicles do use automatic transmission fluid for manual transmissions. (Always check your owner's manual for the correct application).
Will Slick 50® Recharged Transmission Treatment stop my automatic transmission from slipping?
No, Slick 50® Recharged Transmission Treatment is designed to help prevent seal leaks, enhance fluid performance and protect against oxidation of the fluid. Slick 50® High Mileage Automatic Transmission Formula will not correct any preexisting mechanical problems.