Jan 14, 2019 08:00 AM
Mechanics like to call oil analysis a blood test for your engine. It’s an apt comparison, since engine conditions can give you a quick read on the health of the entire machine and an early alert to impending problems. However, it’s not just engines that can benefit. You should run a regular oil analysis on any part of a machine that relies on lubrication, including the transmission, differential, hydraulics and idler wheels on tracked vehicles.