Anglin, Donald L. Consultant, Automotive and Technical Writing, Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Lubricating system
- Oil filter
- Additional Reading
In an internal combustion engine, the system for providing a continuous supply of oil between moving surfaces during engine operation. This viscous film, known as the lubricant, lubricates and cools the power transmission components while removing impurities, neutralizing chemically active products of combustion, transmitting forces, and damping vibrations. See also: Internal combustion engine; Lubricant
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