Without a car engine, your vehicle wouldn’t be able to start. Multiple components make up a car engine, but knowing what each of them are, and what they all do, can be difficult.
To make things easier, we’ve created an expert guide that shows and explains the names of car engine parts and what each of the parts do, helping you gain a better understanding of the mechanics within your vehicle.
If you ever do find that your engine is struggling, we’ve got plenty of replacement engine parts which will get you back on the road in no time.
1. The engine block
The engine block (also known as the cylinder block) is the component which holds all the other parts of the car engine together. They are often made from aluminium or cast iron and are divided into three sections: engine block, cylinder head and crankcase.
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