What is it? The oil pump in an internal combustion engine that circulates engine oil under pressure to the rotating bearings, the sliding pistons and the camshaft of the engine. Where is it located? The oil pump can sometimes be on the outside of the engine, if not it can be an externally mounted pump.
What is it? A head gasket is a gasket that sits between the engine block and cylinder head(s) in an internal combustion engine. Where is it located? The head gasket sits between the engine block and cylinder head. Indicators of faults: Coolant leaking externally from below the exhaust manifold. White smoke from the exhaust pipe.
What is it? A Carburetor is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine. Where is it located? A Carburetor is located via a large vertical air pipe above the engine cylinders with a horizontal fuel pipe joined onto one side. Indicators of faults: hard starting, hesitation, stalling, rough idle, flooding,