Function of a variable oil pump
Why is a variable oil pump necessary? How are variable oil pumps constructed? And how do the pumps work? What are the advantages of variable oil pumps? This article gives you the answers.
The delivery rate of variable oil pumps can be adapted flexibly to the required oil flow rate, depending on the temperature, engine speed and load state of the engine. They help to deliver the oil to the lubricating points in the engine when it is required. This saves fuel and reduces carbon dioxide emissions. The animation shows how a variable oil pump works.