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I would call them particles , not shaving since they are so small. They are steel being magnetic , so not from plain bearings and unlikely to be from rolling element bearings ( steel). Not much info to speculate from, but it doesn't sound like there is necessarily a problem. As answered , a Blackstone analysis of the used oil would give more clue if there is ...


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My rep isn't high enough to just leave this as a comment so I hope this answers your question. There are a lot of reasons you could have shavings in your oil all the way from impending catastrophic engine failure to the mundane friction based issue as you mentioned. There are times where shavings may even be expected, such as engine break in https://www....


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