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What’s New in ATIEL Code of Practice Issue 23

This Issue of the ATIEL Code of Practice (Issue 23) is published by ATIEL and comes into effect on 15 December 2022. It supersedes Issue 22.  Issue 22 of the Code of Practice remain available on the ATIEL website, for valid claims against ACEA 2016 heavy duty sequences, until 30 April 2023.  

This issue considers the ACEA sequence 2022 for HD engine oil.

The other main changes are:
• The introduction of a new VGRA Guideline for the VW TDi 3 test and worked examples.
• The rewording of the Base Oil Manufacturer definitions
• Clarifications regarding Cumulative BOI (rewording of paragraph 6.5.2 and linked examples)

This issue is published simultaneously with a new edition of the ATC Code of Practice

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