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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…

What Do Oil Additives Do for Your Engine?

Intelligently formulated oil additives are a great way to improve the performance of your base engine oil in terms of longevity, wear resistance, sealing and performance. All engine oils contain certain percentages of basic additives to begin with depending on their quality and formulation. If your engine requires additional attention to address specific oil-related issues — such as high-performance engines, heavy-duty applications, smoking or corrosion — one of our industry-proven oil additives can help.

We’ve listed some of the common uses for additives:

For corrosion resistance: The temperatures and wear in your engine can cause corrosion of the various parts. The right additives can help reduce the effects of corrosion and help…

Posted in: Engine, General, Oil

How to Diagnose and Stop Smoke in Your Exhaust

When your vehicle is running properly, you shouldn’t see much smoke coming out of the exhaust pipe. Your emissions control systems are designed to manage most of the exhaust emissions. However, if your vehicle puffs out smoke at startup or when driving, there’s a problem that needs to be addressed. We can help.

Here at Rislone, we’re experts in engine performance, efficiency and emissions products, and can help you determine what’s wrong with your vehicle and how to fix it.
White Smoke
White smoke usually means coolant is getting into the combustion chambers of your vehicle. This generally happens because of a cracked or leaking head gasket, which allows coolant to seep into your cylinders. In extreme cases, you will need to replace your head gasket. At…

Posted in: Engine, General, Oil

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…