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Tech Tip: Cold Weather Warm-Up Idling Can Harm a Modern Engine

Winter is hanging on for much of the US. Be sure to protect your vehicle from excess wear and friction caused by long periods of idling.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, idling does surprisingly little to warm the engines of today’s gasoline-powered vehicles. Modern engines are engineered so they’ll actually warm up faster if they are driven, not left to idle for long periods of time. Until the engine warms up sufficiently, the onboard computer system is putting extra gas into the combustion chamber. And all that gas is an outstanding solvent that can wash lubricating oil off the walls, causing significant extra wear and friction on components like piston rings and cylinder liners. This engine warming negative effect can be fought off with engine treatment…

How to Keep Your Car on the Road for 200,000 Miles (or More)

There are many great reasons for driving an old car. You might want to save money for something else or have a reliable old car that you just don’t want to get rid of. Maybe you like going retro and simple – some of our customers are simply nostalgic about older cars and prefer the simple appeal of an older vehicle. This is especially true for DIY fans and mechanics who prefer to do their own work on an older car instead of taking it to a shop for high-tech diagnosis and costly repairs.

Whatever your reason for driving an old car, our team here at Rislone is behind you. We talk to customers every day with…

Preventative Maintenance for Your New Car

When you buy a new car, the last thing you’re thinking about is maintenance. There are a few things you can do, however, to keep your new car looking and running like new for longer. Just because it’s new doesn’t mean you can’t be proactive and get ahead of the game the moment your new car pulls into your garage.

Typical maintenance for a new car is different than for an older car, so we thought we’d put together a helpful list of those things you can do with your new car to keep it that way longer. There’s a Rislone product for you no matter how old — or new — your car is.

Check fluid and tire pressure levels: Even a new car…

CUSTOMER REVIEW: Rislone Complete Fuel System Treatment Helped My Car’s Stalling Problem

David E. S. from Kansas City recently dropped a message on our Facebook to give us this testimonial about Rislone Complete Fuel System Treatment:

We’ve had many customers tell us similar things – that their cars were running very poorly (for multiple reasons), and our product helped them restore it back to proper operation. Whether it’s a clogged injector, poor gas quality, or a dirty combustion chamber, Rislone Complete Fuel System Treatment has you covered. And it’s easy – use once every 5,000 miles. That’s it.

For nearly 100 years, our chemical engineers have been perfecting our automotive solutions through innovation and iteration. This has allowed us to create…

When Should You Use a Fuel Injector Cleaner?

You probably know that your fuel injection system is of the utmost importance when it comes to the proper functioning of your car, especially if you own a high-performance model. What you may or may not know is how important it is to keep your fuel injectors and fuel system clean. Here are some tips on understanding why you need a fuel system treatment and when you should use one.
Why Do You Need a Fuel Injector Cleaner or Fuel System Treatment?
Your fuel injection system is how gasoline is delivered to your engine. It’s critical. Fuel injectors were instituted to replace carburetor systems because fuel injectors are able to precisely deliver the right amount of gasoline to…