Universal Fleet Engine Oil

Kendall® Super-D 3 Diesel Engine Oil, SAE 20W-50, is a high-quality universal fleet engine oil designed for use in on-highway diesel trucks and off-highway diesel equipment operating in moderate to hot climates. It also is recommended for passenger cars and light trucks with either diesel or gasoline engines where the OEM recommends 20W-50 engine oil.

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Features & Benefits

  • Excellent 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 resistance to foaming and aeration


  • 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

  • 20W-50
  • Licenses & Approvals

    Super-D 3 SAE 20W-50 meets or exceeds the performance requirements of API Service Categories CH-4 and SL. It is backward serviceable for use where API CG-4 or earlier “C” category engine oils are specified. It is not recommended for use in newer, low-emission diesel engines designed to meet 2004 and later exhaust emission standards.

    Additional Details

    SAE Grade 20W-50
    Specific Gravity @ 60°F 0.887
    Density, lbs/gal @ 60°F 7.40
    Color, ASTM D1500 L 4.0
    Flash Point (COC), °C (°F) 242 (468)
    Pour Point, °C (°F) -27 (-17)
    Viscosity, Kinematic
    cSt @ 40°C 190
    cSt @ 100°C 20
    Viscosity Index 125
    Cold Cranking Viscosity, cP @ -15°C 9300
    High Temp/High Shear Viscosity, cP @ 150°C 4.1
    Sulfated Ash, ASTM D874, wt % 1.40
    Total Base Number (TBN), ASTM D2896 10.5
    Zinc, wt % 0.119
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