Engine Systems

The engine uses several different, interoperating systems to generate energy and motion. The engine system comprises the lubrication, cooling, fuel, ignition, and electrical systems. In the following sections, we discuss each system, its function, and the other systems with which it works.

Be sure that you know the major automotive systems, their primary components, and understand individual system function and interoperability with other automotive systems.

Lubrication System

The lubrication system circulates oil between moving parts to allow them to move freely and to reduce friction and metal-to-metal contact. The circulating ...

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