Top-Quality Automotive Lubricants

Automotive lubricants are specialized fluids designed to reduce friction and wear between moving parts in vehicles, ensuring smooth operation and prolonging the lifespan of critical components. Engine oil, transmission fluid, differential fluid, power steering fluid, and grease are all examples of lubricants used in different systems within a vehicle. Choosing the right lubricants is crucial for maintaining optimal performance and preventing costly repairs.

When shopping for lubricants, PickupsPlusCars is the ideal choice due to our commitment to quality and reliability. With a comprehensive selection of top-quality lubricants from trusted brands, we offer access to products that meet the highest standards of performance and durability. Our knowledgeable staff members are available to provide expert assistance, helping you select the right solution for your specific vehicle and needs. With competitive pricing and exceptional customer service, we’re the preferred destination for automotive lubricants in central Ohio.

Proper Lubrication for Superior Performance

  • Reduced Friction

    Lubricants effectively reduce friction between moving parts within the engine, transmission, differential, and other systems, thereby minimizing wear and extending the lifespan of critical components. Engine oil is primarily used to reduce friction between moving parts within the engine, such as pistons, crankshafts, and camshafts, while transmission fluid serves this purpose in the transmission, lubricating gears, clutches, and bearings to minimize friction and ensure smooth gear shifts.

  • Enhanced Performance

    By providing essential lubrication, these formulas contribute to smoother operation, improved efficiency, and optimized performance of your vehicle’s systems, resulting in better overall drivability and reliability. Engine oil lubricates engine components, reduces friction, and facilitates smoother operation. Similarly, transmission fluid optimizes transmission performance by lubricating components, ensuring proper gear engagement, and improving overall transmission efficiency.

  • Heat Dissipation

    Lubricants play a crucial role in dissipating heat generated during engine and transmission operation, helping to maintain optimal operating temperatures and preventing overheating, which can lead to component damage and failure.Both engine oil and transmission fluid contribute to heat dissipation within their respective systems. Engine oil absorbs and disperses heat generated by engine operation, while transmission fluid absorbs heat generated during gear shifts and prolonged transmission operation.

  • Component Protection

    Automotive lubricants not only lubricate but also protect against corrosion, oxidation, and wear, safeguarding vital components from damage and ensuring long-term durability and reliability of the vehicle's engine, transmission, differential, and other systems. Engine oil, transmission fluid, and differential fluid are all used to protect automotive components from corrosion, oxidation, and wear. Additionally, power steering fluid lubricates and protects power steering system components, ensuring smooth operation and preventing premature wear or failure.


  • How often should I change my vehicle's engine oil?

    When changing your engine oil, the frequency depends on your vehicle’s make and model, driving conditions, and manufacturer recommendations. As a general guideline, it's typically recommended to change engine oil every 5,000 to 7,500 miles for conventional oil and every 7,500 to 10,000 miles for synthetic oil. However, it's essential to consult your vehicle's owner's manual or a trusted technician for specific oil change intervals.
  • Can I mix different types or brands of engine oil?

    While it's generally not recommended to mix different types or brands of engine oil, such as mixing conventional and synthetic oils, in some cases, it may be acceptable if necessary. However, it's essential to follow manufacturer recommendations and ensure that the oils are compatible to avoid potential issues such as reduced lubrication effectiveness or engine damage. If you’re unsure, it's best to consult a qualified technician for guidance.
  • How do I know if my vehicle's transmission fluid needs to be changed?

    Signs that your vehicle's transmission fluid may need to be changed include discolored or burnt-smelling fluid, transmission slipping or hesitation, rough shifting, or fluid leaks. Additionally, if you notice any unusual noises or vibrations coming from the transmission, it's advisable to have the fluid inspected and possibly changed. Consult your vehicle's owner's manual or a qualified technician for specific transmission fluid change intervals and recommendations.
  • Are there different types of differential fluid for different vehicles?

    Yes, there are different types of differential fluid available to suit different vehicle types and operating conditions. This includes gear oil for conventional differentials, limited-slip differential (LSD) oil for vehicles equipped with LSDs, and synthetic differential fluid for high-performance or heavy-duty applications. It's essential to use the correct type of differential fluid recommended by the vehicle manufacturer to ensure proper lubrication and performance.

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