ACEA Oil Sequences 2022

A new 2022 edition of ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines has been published to address engine developments that are driven by a combination of regulatory and performance needs, complemented by necessary test maintenance requirements.

At the same time, a revision of the ACEA Oil Sequences for Light-Duty Engines has been published, entailing a small clarification compared to the previous (2021) edition.

Heavy-duty oil sequences

The 2022 ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines replaces the 2016 version.

ACEA members that manufacture heavy-duty vehicles are developing new engine powertrain systems to continue to improve fuel efficiency and deliver the higher performance expected from customers, while also meeting the latest stringent pollutant emission requirements.

New engine oil categories

New E8 and E11 categories are introduced, replacing the now obsolete ACEA E6 and E9 categories.

In addition, ACEA E4 and E7 categories are updated with new piston deposit tests, replacing CEC L-101-09.

Performance claims

New claims can be made against the 2022 ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines as of 1 May 2022.

From 1 May 2023 onwards, the 2022 ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines are mandatory for all new claims.

Light-duty oil sequences

The opportunity is being taken to make a small revision to the ACEA Oil Sequences for Light-Duty Engines. This revision of the 2021 ACEA Oil Sequences for Light-Duty Engines clarifies that TBN measurements are not required for the C2-21 category, and is consistent with the C2-16 category.

A new edition of ACEA Oil Sequences for Heavy-Duty Engines has been published to address engine developments that are driven by regulatory and performance needs, as well as test maintenance requirements.

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