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Video: Understanding a Direct Injection Engine & How it Affects Your Motor Oil

A direct injection engine places unique stresses on your oil—learn why in these videos. (Image/Driven Racing Oil’s YouTube Channel)

In the name of fuel efficiency, many auto manufacturers have gone to a direct injection engine design. That means the fuel injector nozzle is inside the combustion chamber, spraying fuel directly onto the piston head.

While this setup has some advantages, it can have some adverse effects on your motor oil.

The lube legends over at Driven Racing Oil created a video series that quickly explains direct injection engines and the demands they place on your engine oil. Check out part one and part two below.

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