The main role of piston rings in cars is to regulate the amount of oil cars consume. Piston rings form seals around combustion chambers, which allows them to transfer heat to cylinder walls. To form the seals, piston rin... More »

The components needed for an engine replacement include the bearings, camshaft, lifters, pistons and piston rings. Other necessary components for engine replacement are cam drives, engine valves, timing belts and chains.... More »

Some of the components of a Tecumseh engine include piston rings, connecting rods, spark plugs, gaskets, piston liners, seals, head bolts, pistons, oil caps, fuel filters and a carburetor, among others. Each component pe... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

Thrown rods or piston rod breaks happen due to oil problems, over-revving the engine, faulty piston bearings or normal wear and tear. A thrown rod leads to an engine stopped cold in its tracks. More »

A radial piston pump is a hydraulic pump with rotating pistons that spin symmetrically around a central drive shaft. The pistons are pressed in and out of cylinders surrounding the main shaft rotor as the block rotates, ... More »

In the boring process, specialized machinery takes out the damaged parts of the cylinder walls, then buffs the walls smooth, allowing the piston to proceed with minimal friction. Minimizing the friction produces maximum ... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance Engine

A piston engine, also known as a reciprocating engine, works by expanding hot gases (a mixture of air and fuel) within a cylinder in order to push a piston, which in turn rotates a crankshaft and generates power. Unlike ... More »