Oil Pumps Pearl MS

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Flannigan Electric CO Inc
(601) 354-2756
1820 S West Street
Jackson, MS
Services
Auto Service & Repair, Water Well Drilling & Service, Pumps Parts & Supplies Dealers, Electric Motor Parts & Repair, Power Transmission Equipment
Payment Options
Delta

Jenkins Sandblasting
(601) 932-1218
904 Johnson Dr
Pearl, MS
Services
Auto Body

Carquest Auto Parts of Pearl
(601) 932-3092
3454 Highway 80 E
Pearl, MS
Services
Auto Parts

Dennis and Mc Ree Auto Electric
(601) 939-4839
114 Fairmont Plaza
Pearl, MS
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Electrical Repair

Furr Transmission Inc
(601) 932-6737
Pearl, MS
 
Napa Auto Parts
(601) 939-4393
2515 Highway 80 E
Pearl, MS
Services
Auto Parts, Car Washes, Car Detailing

Midas Auto Service Experts
(601) 939-3500
2880 Highway 80 East
Pearl, MS
Services
Alignment Repair,Electrical Repair,Engine Repair,Mufflers Repair

Plunk''s Truck Parts & Equipment
(601) 939-3000
105 Highway 80 E
Pearl, MS
Services
Automotive Transmission

High Tech Transmission
(601) 932-6737
131 S Pearson Rd
Pearl, MS
Services
Automotive Transmission

Roby''s Front End Service
(601) 932-5294
5026 Highway 80 E
Pearl, MS
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Back to Basics Oil Pumps

Every engine requires a certain amount of oil flow to keep the bearings, camshaft, valvetrain and other moving parts lubricated. Oil forms a barrier that prevents metal-to-metal contact and reduces friction and wear. In the bearings, it forms a wedge that actually lifts and supports the crankshaft and camshaft as they rotate.

Oil also serves as the primary means of cooling the bearings as well as the pistons. What’s more, oil also serves as a hydraulic fluid inside hydraulic lifters and lash adjusters to maintain proper valve lash. And, on some late model engines with variable valve timing, oil also moves the adjuster mechanism that advances and retards cam timing.

With so many important jobs to do, it’s obvious that the engine needs a good oil pump to deliver a steady supply of oil. But how do we know if the bearings and other moving parts are getting enough oil? Since there’s no simple way of measuring oil flow inside an engine, we look at oil pressure as a means of gauging oil flow and lubrication.

Oddly enough, an oil pump doesn’t create oil pressure. All the pump does is displace oil and push it into the oil galleys so it can flow to the bearings and upper valvetrain. What actually creates the oil pressure is the resistance the oil encounters as it circulates through the engine.

Types of oil pumps
There are three basic types of oil pumps:

• Twin gear pumps, also called "external" pumps, use a pair of intermeshing gears to pump oil. One gear is driven by a shaft, and the second gear is driven by the first gear. The pump is usually driven by a shaft that connects to the crankshaft, camshaft or distributor shaft. Thus, the pump operates at half engine rpm. The pump gears turn in opposite directions. This traps oil between the gear teeth and carries it around the outside of each gear from the pickup tube inlet to the pump outlet. The tight clearances between the gears prevents the oil from flowing backwards to the inlet.

• Rotor pumps, also called "gerotor" pumps, have an inner gear that turns inside an outer rotor. The inner gear has one less lobe than the outer rotor.

The inner gear is also mounted slightly off-center to the outer rotor which forces the outer rotor to spin at about 80 percent of the speed of the inner gear.

This creates a bellows-like pumping action that pulls oil from the inlet port and pushes it toward the outlet port. Close tolerances are required for good pumping efficiency. This type of pump may also be located in the crankcase.

• Front cover pumps, also called "internal/external pumps" are usually located in the front engine cover. This is also a rotor style pump with an inner drive gear and outer rotor, but the inner gear is mounted directly on the crankshaft. The direct drive approach eliminates the need for a separate pump drive shaft.

This type of pump turns at the same rpm as the engine, so it generates more pressure at idle and does a ...

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