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NEWS | Feb. 9, 2022

Ground Vehicles: Arctic Oil Replacement


A new multi-functional, heavy-duty, arctic engine oil called synthetic multi-purpose lubricant (OE/HDO-SMPL-I) is now replacing the old OEA-30.

SMPL-I is formulated to improve low temperature starting and protect components when engine temperature heats up after vehicle startup. It also costs less than the old OEA-30.
        
All vehicles, with the exception of the two vehicles listed below, currently using OEA-30 should switch to OE/HDO-SMPL-I as soon as possible.
 
         Two Vehicle Exceptions
        
  • The M88A1/A2 recovery vehicle will continue to use the old OEA-30 in its transmission/final drive. 
     
  • The JLTV will continue to use a special 0W-30 fluid in its hydraulic/suspension system.
What’s Available

These quantities of OE/HDO-SMPL-I oil are now available:
 
Quantity NSN
1-qt 9150-01-648-5541
5-gal 9150-01-648-5549
55-gal 9150-01-648-5553

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