What is oil?

oil slinger

[box style=”0″]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.[/box]

oil ring

[box style=”0″]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.[/box]

oil reservoir

[box style=”0″]Glossary “oil reservoir” Definition:
1). A shock absorber section containing an extra fluid supply to meet operational requirements. 2). The engine oil pan. 3). Container for oil reserve supply.[/box]

oil pump

[box style=”0″]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.[/box]