FRAM Ultra Synthetic®

For both new and older engines, FRAM Ultra Synthetic® oil filters deliver the superior protection you need. Engineered for optimal performance when paired with synthetic oil, this premium filter provides ultimate protection for up to 20,000 miles (32,000 kilometers).


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Dual-layer synthetic media allows for ultimate filtration efficiency and structural integrity. Ultra Synthetic™ is optimized for synthetic oil but can be used with all motor oil types.

SureGrip provides non-slip surface for easier installation and removal.

Precision coil spring with glass-fiber-reinforced nylon poppet.

Designed for use with synthetic oils.

Dual layered synthetic blend media provides 99%+ filtration efficiency.*

Durable metal tube offers outstanding pressure resistance and flow spacing.

Silicone anti-drainback valve delivers superior start-up engine protection with up to 3X the hot oil resistance. ***

Advanced high temperature nitrile gasket for extended durability. +

Exploded-view drawing of FRAM Ultra Synthetic Oil Filter.Exploded-view drawing of FRAM Ultra Synthetic Oil Filter.

Installation Instructions

  1. Use proper protective gear. Used motor oil should not come in contact with bare skin. Engine oil may be hot.
  2. Place a drain pan under the oil filter and unscrew oil filter.
  3. Clean mounting base, making sure the O-ring from the old filter is not stuck to the filter mount.
  4. Apply film of clean oil to filter gasket. Do not use grease.
  5. Screw new filter on until gasket reaches base contact. Then tighten according to instructions on filter using tightening guide markers.
  6. Check owner’s manual for correct oil specification, viscosity and amount.
  7. Add oil to “full” on dipstick. Idle engine for 5 minutes and check for leaks.
  8. Shut off engine and recheck oil level after 5 minutes and top off as necessary.

1Provides up to 20,000 miles (32,000 kilometers) of protection when used with an appropriate synthetic oil. Follow recommended change intervals as outlined in your owner’s manual.

*FRAM Group testing of average filter efficiency of XG8A, XG3387A and XG4967 or equivalent FRAM TG or EG models under ISO 4548-12 for particles greater than 20 microns.

**FRAM Group mulitpass testing of representative sampling of average filter capacity of comparable competitive retail products based on ISO4548-12 for XG8A and XG3387A.

***Greater than 3X the functional life of Nitrile ADB when tested per SAE HS806 hot oil and Anti-drain-back test.

+ FRAM Group testing per USCAR-36 Low Temperature Leakage test after hot oil, when compared to standard nitrile gasket.

ꝉNot all features are available on every part number in the product line.  Check the package for specific features of individual filters.

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