Diesel Engine Oil SAE 15W-40

Kendall® Super-D 3 Diesel Engine Oil 15W-40 is a premium-quality universal fleet engine oil designed for use in on-highway diesel trucks and off-highway diesel equipment, as well as in passenger cars and light trucks with either diesel or gasoline engines. It is recommended for use both in EGR-equipped diesel engines and in older, non-EGR diesel engines. It also will provide excellent protection for gasoline engines for use in mixed commercial fleets.

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Features & Benefits

  • Outstanding soot control for protection against abrasive wear and soot-induced oil thickening
  • Excellent resistance to viscosity and thermal breakdown at high temperatures
  • Protects against sludge and varnish formation
  • Excellent wear protection
  • High shear stability
  • Excellent rust and bearing corrosion protection
  • Good low-temperature pumpability, even with soot-laden oil
  • Good resistance to foaming and aeration
  • Extended drain capability for non-EGR diesel engines


  • On-highway diesel trucks equipped with cooled-EGR, ACERT or other technologies to meet 2004 and earlier exhaust emission standards
  • Older diesel equipment with conventional, non-EGR engines
  • Mixed fleets with both diesel and gasoline-fueled vehicles
  • Off-highway construction, earth moving and mining equipment
  • Farm equipment with diesel or gasoline engines

Technical Details

  • 15W-40
  • Licenses & Approvals

    Super-D 3 SAE 15W-40 is licensed or OEM-certified for:

    #API Service CI-4 with CI-4 PLUS, CI-4, CH-4, SL#Cummins CES 20078#Detroit Diesel DFS 93K214#Mack EO-N Premium Plus 03#Mercedes-Benz Sheet 228.3#Renault VI RLD-2#Volvo VDS-3

    Super-D 3 SAE 15W-40 meets or exceeds the requirements of:

    #ACEA E7-04, E5-02, E3-96#Caterpillar ECF-2, ECF-1-a#Cummins CES 20077#Global DHD-1#MAN 271, 3275#MTU MTL 5044 Type 2#Diesel engines manufactured by OEMs not listed above, including International (Navistar), John Deere, Hino, Komatsu, Kubota and others

    Additional Details

    SAE Grade 15W-40
    Density, lbs/gal @ 60°F 7.34
    Color, ASTM D1500 L 4.0
    Flash Point (COC), °C (°F) 240 (464)
    Pour Point, °C (°F) -40 (-40)
    Viscosity, Kinematic
    cSt @ 40°C 116
    cSt @ 100°C 15.3
    Viscosity Index 138
    Cold Cranking Viscosity, cP @ -20°C 6400
    High-Temp/High-Shear Viscosity, cP @ 150°C 4.3
    Sulfated Ash, ASTM D874, wt % 1.5
    Total Base Number (TBN), ASTM D2896 11.8
    Zinc, wt % 0.128
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