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Engine Bearings

Engine Bearings

Engine bearings hold the crankshaft in place. To ensure your engine runs, you must always replace worn bearings. Get great value on quality engine bearings from Car Parts 4 Less.
Your crankshaft's ability to rotate is vital to the combustion process. Without a working crankshaft, your engine simply won't start. Engine bearings support the crankshaft and reduce friction between its moving and fixed parts. This reduction in friction occurs because the alloy bearing is a different metal to the steel crankshaft. There are different types of engine bearings. These include rod bearings and main bearings, all of which work to keep your crankshaft moving in different ways. Under such heavy forces, engine bearings can suffer a great deal of wear and tear. Exposure to dirt and debris can also take its toll. Low oil pressure and knocking noises are key signs of worn engine bearings. Rod bearing failure can cause the total collapse of your engine. If the main bearing fails, then you may need to replace the whole crankshaft. Prevent this with low-cost quality engine bearings from Car Parts 4 Less.