Can I used ZMAX oil additive in my 2013 Ford Escape SUV?

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Asked by May 05, 2015 at 06:03 AM about the 2013 Ford Escape SE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Why use it, it basically does nothing. Oil changes at the recommended intervals, tune up at the recommended interval and clean fuel is all it needs. ZMAX = lighter wallet.

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It is my understanding that 4 cys have a higher revolution ratio to 8cys to enhance horsepower which in turn creates higher friction. Zmax helps reduce friction and heat increasing performance/mileage etc.

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https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2001/02/ftc-sues- speedway-motorsports-and-oil-chem-subsidiary

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http://www.ultimatesyntheticoil.com/oil_additives/facts_about_aftermarke t_oil_additives.htm

40,475

I guess it's your engine and if you want to put sand in the crankcase, just do it. Not real sure why you even asked the question.

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If you're TRULY this concerned about the higher RPM's in a 4 cylinder vs V6 or V8...just use Full Synthetic Oil and avoid Synthetic Blend and regular oil. I used Full Syn in my old MX-5 Miata because it was a VERY rev happy engine and with a 6 speed manual trans, that engine loved to rev all the way to the redline! I never felt the need to add anything like ZMAX at all...and the Miata revs a helluva lot higher and more frequently to its redline than a Ford Escape.

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In case you didn't know, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has a 4 cylinder...a 2.0 Liter DOHC, to be exact.

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