FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD AN ENGINE BE TREATED WITH A SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENT?

Slick 50® Engine Treatment can be used at every oil change, but should be used at least every 12,000 miles for optimal results


CAN SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS BE USED WITH SYNTHETIC OILS?

Yes, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are compatible with synthetic oils.


CAN SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS BE USED IN MARINE ENGINES?

Yes, but only for 4 cycle engines (not for 2 cycle engines). Treat engine annually or with every oil change (optional).


WILL SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENT(S) MAKE THE ENGINE INDESTRUCTIBLE TO THERMAL BREAKDOWN?

No, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are designed to protect against friction and heat. They cannot be used to repair parts that are at the failing point or any pre-existing problems.


AFTER A SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENT IS INSTALLED DO I STILL NEED TO CHANGE MY OIL ACCORDING TO THE MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS?

Yes, Slick 50® Engine Treatments are not a replacement for regular scheduled maintenance.


HOW CAN THE SLICK 50® FUEL SYSTEM TREATMENTS HELP MY VEHICLE?

Fuel systems build up deposits rapidly, often within several thousand miles. Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments are designed to treat the entire fuel system. The unique formula will clean direct and indirect fuel injectors, cylinder heads, combustion chamber, piston tops, intake valves and intake ports.


WILL THE SLICK 50® FUEL SYSTEM TREATMENTS HARM THE OXYGEN SENSORS IN THE VEHICLE?

No, Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments are compatible with all oxygen sensors and catalytic converters.


CAN SLICK 50® FUEL SYSTEM TREATMENTS BE USED IN MARINE APPLICATIONS?

Yes, Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments can be used in marine applications using 4 cycle engines.  It is usually beneficial after each 50 hours of engine use.  In 2-cycle engines treat the gasoline at the recommended ratio, scaling down for small tanks of fuel.  Add 2-cycle oil at the recommended treat rate.  Slick 50® Fuel System Treatments do not replace the required 2-cycle oil.


CAN I USE SLICK 50® RECHARGED TRANSMISSION TREATMENT IN A MANUAL TRANSMISSION?

Traditionally no, but with the new 5/6 speed transmissions some vehicles do use automatic transmission fluid for manual transmissions. (Always check your owner's manual for the correct application).


WILL SLICK 50® RECHARGED TRANSMISSION TREATMENT STOP MY AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FROM SLIPPING?

No, Slick 50® Recharged Transmission Treatment is designed to help prevent seal leaks, enhance fluid performance and protect against oxidation of the fluid. Slick 50® High Mileage Automatic Transmission Formula will not correct any pre-existing mechanical problems.


CAN SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS BE USED IN LAWN MOWERS?

Yes, as long as it is a 4-cycle lawn mower engine. Follow the directions for the proper percentage of product to add to the engine.


DO SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS CONTAIN PTFE?

Slick 50® Supercharged Synthetic Engine Treatment no longer contains PTFE.  Slick 50® Recharged High Mileage Engine Treatment contains a small amount of PTFE.


I HAVE OLD PRODUCT SITTING ON A SHELF FOR MANY YEARS.  IS THE PRODUCT STILL USABLE?

Most of our products are intended to be used within 1-2 years.  We cannot guarantee the performance of our chemical products if older than 2 years.


IF I ACCIDENTLY PUT SLICK 50® ENGINE OR TRANSMISSION TREATMENTS IN MY GASOLINE TANK, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

Do not start the engine.  Have it towed to the garage, and have them drop the tank.  If you have started the engine, tell them to change the fuel filter too.


IS SLICK-50® RECHARGED TRANSMISSION TREATMENT SUPPOSED TO BE RED?

Yes. Slick-50® Recharged Transmission Treatment is red.


WILL THE SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS FORMULA HELP WITH SMOKE COMING FROM THE CAR?

Yes.  Slick 50® Recharged Engine Treatment will help but it may not stop it completely. 


CAN SLICK 50® ENGINE TREATMENTS BE USED WITH VEHICLES WITH A WET CLUTCH?

No.  Slick 50® Engine Treatments cannot be used with Wet Clutch that uses the engine oil to lubricate the clutch. 


IF SLICK 50® FUEL SYSTEM TREATMENTS ARE IN A GASOLINE TANK, WILL IT INTERFERE IN ANY WAY WHEN TESTING THE VEHICLE FOR EMISSIONS?

Wait until the tank is gone and refilled with new fuel.  The detergents are removing deposits that could potentially increase emissions temporarily as the system is cleaning.


DO YOU OFFER CASH SPONSORSHIPS FOR SOCIAL CLUBS, YOUTH GROUPS, SPORTS/RACING TEAMS, ETC.?

Unfortunately, we are not accepting sponsorship proposals at this time.


WHERE DO I FIND THE MSDS FOR YOUR PRODUCTS?

Please email us for a current Slick 50® Safety Data Sheet or Tech Data Sheet.