What is oil?

oil slinger

Glossary “oil slinger” Definition:
Metal disc that is located between the engine pulley and timing gear to force oil away from the timing-gear cover seal. Can also be found behind the differential pinion seal.

oil ring

Glossary “oil ring” Definition:
Piston ring that scrapes oil from the cylinder wall to control cylinder wall lubrication prevent excessive oil loss past the piston and into the combustion chamber.

oil pump

Glossary “oil pump” Definition:
A pump, driven directly or indirectly by the camshaft or crankshaft, that draws oil from the oil pan and forces it, under pressure, through the engine lubrication system.