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elevated potassium content in uoa

Just changed oil again and sent in my uoa to caterpillar sos as I always do. Came back everything good and same as usual but has a ver high potassium count. No indication of water or glycol and I'm not suffering from coolant loss. It says in the comments that it can be caused by fuel and or oil additives and I did have 2 bottles of rev x in that oil interval. Oil brand was xtreme blue valvoline 5w 40. I was curious if anyone else has seen this on their reports?

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It's the Rev-X, it makes Potassium and Sodium read high.
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Cool I assumed so but wanted to check. I should have noted with my sample that Rev x was in it but I forget.

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