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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…

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is the kickoff event of the year for automotive manufacturers and their enthusiasts. The auto show held in the heart of Detroit attracted over 800,000 attendees in its nine days of display. The auto makers use shows like the NAIAS to showcase all of their vehicles including a variety of colors, models and a collection of vehicles that won’t hit the market for years. If you’re looking for what the future of cars is going to look like, there is a good chance it was on display at the NAIAS.

What jumped at me was Buick. The company was proud to display their futuristic concept vehicle of the future, a model…