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Shell Rotella® T4 15W-40

Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 is designed to provide hardworking protection that adapts to your driving conditions. With millions of miles of real world testing, Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 uses a proprietary formula exclusive to Shell. It is designed to protect under the most severe engine conditions found in modern low-emission engines and older hard working diesel engines.

Built upon the heritage of Triple Protection technology, you can depend on:

  • Exceptional wear protection for longer engine life
  • Superior engine cleanliness for a cleaner engine throughout oil drain interval*
  • Enhanced protection against oxidation for more efficient operation*
  • Increased shear stability for better viscosity control and optimal oil pressure*
  • Improved oil aeration*
  • Heightened emission control system durability*
*Compared to the previous generation CJ-4 product

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Benefits, Specifications and Approvals

The most technically advanced Shell Rotella® formulation ever

It is designed to effectively sustain emissions control system durability where diesel particulate filters and after-treatment systems are used. Plus it provides enhanced protection against viscosity loss due to shear and improved oil aeration. The exclusive low-ash formulation helps protect the exhaust catalysts and diesel particulate filters found on the latest low-emission vehicles. Suitable for virtually all modern low-emission heavy duty engines* and older hard working diesel engines.

*Consult your owner’s manual for heavy duty engine oil recommendations.

Bring on the heat

Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection shows significantly improved resistance to oil breakdown under high temperatures. Tests prove that Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection resists oxidation up to 50% longer than the previous generation of Shell Rotella® T Triple Protection. The result? Shell Rotella® T4 Triple protection helps keep engines running long, clean and operating efficiently*.

In API industry wear tests, Shell Rotella® T4 Triple Protection 15W-40 didn’t just meet CK-4 specs, it delivered an average 50% more wear protection than required. That’s protection where it matters most—on the road.

*Shell Rotella® T4 demonstrates strong wear protection in CK-4 engine tests including the Cummins ISM and ISB.

Shell Rotella® T4 10W-30

Shell Rotella® T4 10W-30 heavy duty engine oil provides extreme protection in a lower viscosity grade.

Rotella T4® 10W-30 provides:

  • Wear protection for longer engine life
  • Protection against deposits to help keep engines cleaner over the oil drain interval
  • Resistance to oil breakdown

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OEM/API Specifications
ROTELLA® T4 Triple Protection OEM Specifications
15W-40 CK-4, CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4; ACEA E9; JASO DH-2, MA, MA2; Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-3; Cummins CES 20086, 81; Detroit Fluids Specification (DFS) 93K222, 93K218; Deutz DQC III-10 LA; Ford WSS-M2C171-F1; MACK EO-S 4.5, EO-O Premium Plus; MAN M3575; MB-Approval 228.31; MTU Category 2.1; Allison TES-439; Volvo VDS-4.5, VDS-4
10W-30 CK-4, CJ-4, CI-4 Plus, CI-4, CH-4; Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-3; Cummins CES 20086, 81; Detroit Fluids Specification (DFS) 93K222, 93K218; Mack EO-S 4.5, EO-O Premium Plus; Volvo VDS-4.5, VDS-4; JASO DH-2; Ford WSS-M2C171-F1

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Shell Rotella T6 Full Synthetic Diesel Oil

Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic engine oil provides protection that can save money with enhanced fuel economy capability, without compromising engine protection or durability. Shell Rotella® T6 Full Synthetic performs extremely well in heavy duty diesel engines even in extreme temperatures, meeting and exceeding industry performance standards.

Shell Rotella® T5 Synthetic Blend Diesel Engine Oil

Shell Rotella® T5 Synthetic Blend products contain Triple Protection Plus™ technology, the unique combination of Triple Protection® advanced additive technology plus synthetic base oils. Triple Protection Plus represents protection against wear, deposits and oil breakdown plus better low temperature flow. Rotella T5 10W-30 offers better fuel economy performance than a 15W-40.

Shell Rotella T5 Ultra Synthetic Diesel Blend Oil

Shell Rotella® T5 Ultra 10W-30 Synthetic Blend heavy duty engine oil is designed for new on-highway diesel engines, or those specifically approved by the manufacturer to use an FA-4 oil. Shell Rotella® T5 Ultra is designed to provide hardworking protection that adapts to driving conditions and provides excellent protection, event at a lower viscosity than CK-4 oils.

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