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AuthorBenjamin Hunting

Having been bitten by the car bug at a young age, I spent my formative years surrounded by Studebakers at car shows across Quebec and the northeastern United States. Over ten years of racing, restoring, and obsessing over automobiles lead me to balance science writing and automotive journalism full time.  I currently contribute as an editor to several online and print automotive publications, and I also write and consult for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
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How Does an Oil Pump Work?

Wondering how an oil pump contributes to the overall health and operation of your vehicle’s engine? The short version has to do with the need to maintain steady oil pressure inside your motor in order to keep lubricant flowing to each and every component, crevice and channel built into the unit…