Redex Engine Maintenance Hub

Looking for advice on how to improve the health of your car’s engine? You’re in the right place. Whether you drive a petrol or a diesel, the Redex engine maintenance hub features products, guides, and FAQs to help you achieve optimal efficiency and performance mile after mile.

At Redex, we’ve helped motorists enjoy a better drive for over a century, so know a thing or two about getting the most from petrol and diesel engines. This knowledge, coupled with our innovative fuel additives range, means we’re well-equipped to help you eke every last drop of performance and efficiency out of your car’s engine.

From maintaining spark plugs and protecting a turbo to breaking in a new engine – we’ve gone the distance to bring you a whole range of motoring content and expertise. So, if you care about your car and plan to keep it until it’s time for the scrapheap, our engine maintenance hub is the pitstop you’ve been looking for.

Explore our range of maintenance guides and essential engine health products below.

Caring for Your Engine with Redex

We bring decades of engine know-how to our advanced fuel additives and oils, keeping pace with changing technologies to ensure our products meet the demands of modern driving. So whatever petrol or diesel car you own, and whatever you’re looking to achieve, we have the solution you need for a better drive.

Want to boost your car’s day-to-day efficiency? There’s a Redex for that. Or, maybe you’re worried about failing your MOT on emissions? We’ve taken care of that issue too. All our products are designed, developed, and tested by us, so you can be confident that they deliver results for you out on the road.

Explore a handful of our essential engine maintenance fluids below.

Redex Diesel System Cleaner
Diesel System Cleaner
Redex Petrol System Cleaner
Petrol System Cleaner
Redex Oil
Redex Oil
Bottle of 5 litre Redex Adblue
Redex AdBlue

Getting to Know Your Car’s Engine

Recently bought a new car? Perhaps you’re a new driver and keen to get up to speed with the basics of engine maintenance and upkeep? Whatever stage of the motoring journey you’re at, the following guides are here to help you feel fully acquainted with what’s going on under your car’s bonnet.

From our essential engine glossary to our comprehensive guide to the different types of engines, these resources are perfect for scrubbing up on your technical knowledge of cars and motoring. We’ll even show you how to “break in” a new engine, so you and your car can get off to the best possible start.

6 Ways to Break in a New Car Engine

Try some of these techniques to break in a new car engine.

What Are the Different Types of Car Engine?

Check out our quick refresher course on how engines work, including an in-depth look at their configurations and layouts.

Car Engine Glossary: A – Z Beneath the Bonnet

Our in-depth A-Z car engine glossary is here to help you brush up on your knowledge of what goes on beneath the bonnet.

Engine Health and Maintenance Resources

It’s always nice to know that everything is ticking along as it should be beneath the bonnet, but this is a feeling that only comes through regular maintenance and upkeep. Taking a proactive approach to maintaining your car’s engine can pay off in the long term, with fewer unexpected repair bills, affordable running costs, and a more enjoyable overall driving experience.

So, if you’re someone who feels that an annual service isn’t quite enough to bring total motoring peace of mind, our engine health and maintenance resources are for you. Spark plugs, power loss, turbo health, and oil deposits – you’ll find expert guides on all this and more below.

Engine Health: Keep Your Car Working At Its Best

Explore our ‘how to’ guides and engine health features.

6 Ways to Protect Your Turbo Engine

Here, we’ll give our maintenance and driving tips to help protect your car’s turbo engine from harmful wear and tear.

10 Ways to Recognise the Signs of Car Engine Damage

In this guide, we’re taking a look at the signs and symptoms which tell you when something could be wrong under the bonnet.

What Causes Engine Power Loss?

This guide goes through the causes of engine power loss, alongside our tips on improving engine performance and health.

8 Signs That Your Car’s Engine Is Affected by Oil Deposits

This guide explains what we mean by oil deposits, and offers eight tell-tale signs your car may be affected.

How to Clean Your Car’s Engine

Our step-by-step guidance can help you achieve a gleaming engine.

What Is Engine Braking and Can It Harm Your Car?

Find out everything you need to know about engine braking here.

Maintaining Spark Plugs for Peak Engine Performance

We’ve collected all the information you need to maintain your car’s spark plugs.

Redex Product FAQs & Support

We understand that the world of engine additives and fuel system cleaners can be a complicated one. That’s why we’re always as transparent as possible about our solutions and formulations, and happy to answer any questions you might have about what’s in them and how they work.

Our FAQs and support guides below are here to help you enjoy maximum benefit from the Redex fuel additives range. From how our products work to adding the correct dose to your car, these need-to-know guides can help you get started achieving a better drive with Redex.

How much Redex should I add to my vehicle?

Check out our guide to find out how much Redex fuel cleaner to use.

How do I add Redex to my car?

Our step-by-step guide sets out exactly how to add Redex to your car.

Your Petrol System Cleaner FAQs Answered

Learn more about using Petrol System Cleaner in our FAQs below.

Your Diesel System Cleaner FAQs Answered

Our Diesel System Cleaner FAQs can provide all the help and advice you need.

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