oil filter bypass


oil filter bypass
See oil filter oil filter bypass valve

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • filter bypass valve — See oil filter oil filter bypass valve oil filter bypass valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • bypass — [1] A road which avoids the congested area of a city traffic. [2] An alternate route for a flowing substance. [3] To go around something to avoid it. [4] A passage at one side of, or around, a regular passage Also see oil cooler bypass valve oil… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • oil — A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces the formation of rust and corrosion. It contains additives which fights the corrosion of bearings, keeps small particles in suspension, reduces engine wear, and… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bypass valve — (BPV) A valve that can open and allow fluid or gas to pass through in other than its normal channel. Also see oil cooler bypass valve oil filter oil filter bypass valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bypass filter — An oil filter that constantly filters a portion of the oil flowing through the engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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