Full Synthetic Diesel Engine Oil

Kendall® SHP Diesel Full Synthetic Engine Oil is a premium-quality, full synthetic engine oil developed for use in four-stroke cycle diesel engines operating under extreme temperature conditions. It meets API CJ-4 performance requirements for use in modern low-emission engines designed to meet 2007 and later EPA on-highway exhaust emissions standards, and is backward serviceable for use in older diesel engines. It is specially formulated for compatibility with exhaust aftertreatment systems using diesel particulate filters (DPF), diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC) and/or selective catalytic reduction (SCR). The full synthetic formulation and SAE 5W-40 viscosity grade provide excellent low-temperature properties for better performance in harsh winter climates.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent protection for newer low-emission diesel engines and older diesel engines
  • Specially formulated to protect exhaust aftertreatment systems
  • Outstanding soot control for protection against abrasive wear and soot-induced oil thickening
  • Outstanding resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown at high temperatures
  • Protects against sludge and varnish formation
  • Protects against rust, bearing corrosion and wear
  • Excellent low-temperature pumpability for easier starting and less wear during cold starts
  • High shear stability
  • Good resistance to foaming and aeration


  • On- and off-highway diesel equipment operating at low ambient temperatures
  • On-highway diesel trucks equipped with EGR and exhaust aftertreatment systems to meet 2007/2010 emissions standards
  • Older diesel equipment with conventional, non-EGR engines or ACERT engines
  • Off-highway construction, earth moving and mining equipment
  • Mixed fleets with diesel and gasoline-fueled vehicles

Technical Details


Licenses & Approvals

SHP Diesel Full Synthetic is licensed or OEM-certified for:

  • API Service CJ-4, CI-4 with CI-4 PLUS, CI-4, CH-4, SN
  • Cummins CES 20081
  • Detroit Diesel DFS 93K218
  • Mack EO-O Premium Plus

Premium Full Synthetic API CJ-4 Diesel Engine Oil

  • Mercedes-Benz Sheet 228.31
  • Volvo VDS-4

SHP Diesel Full Synthetic meets or exceeds the requirements of:

  • ACEA E9-08, E7-08
  • Caterpillar ECF-3, ECF-2, ECF-1-a
  • Deutz DQC III-10
  • Ford WSS-M2C171-E
  • Renault VI RLD-3
  • Diesel engines manufactured by OEMs not listed above, where the OEM specifies API CJ-4 engine oil

Additional Details

SAE Grade 5W-40
Specific Gravity @ 60°F 0.853
Density, lbs/gal @ 60°F 7.1
Color, ASTM D1500 4
Flash Point (COC), °C (°F) 240 (464)
Pour Point, °C (°F) -48 (-54)
Viscosity, Kinematic
cSt @ 40°C 96
cSt @ 100°C 15.1
Viscosity Index 166
Cold Cranking Viscosity, cP @ -30°C 6250
High-Temp/High-Shear Viscosity, cP @ 150°C 4.2
Sulfated Ash, ASTM D874, wt % 1
Total Base Number (TBN), ASTM D2896 9.3
Zinc, wt % 0.132