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Good question. I personally have not seen any evidence to the contrary, so I am going to assume they do, until I see something otherwise. I would imagine that there are probably some additives in the oil to help make seals reguvinate seals and stuff like that. Most people will call snake oil but i have personally seen these oils reduce oil consumption in a vehicle.

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