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Is the oil filter element an oil filter?


The oil filter element is the oil filter. The oil filter is also called the oil grid. There are full-flow and split-flow types. The full-flow filter is connected in series between the oil pump and the main oil passage, so it can filter into the main All lubricating oil in the oil passage: the split-flow cleaner is connected in parallel with the main oil passage to filter only part of the lubricating oil sent by the oil pump. When the engine is working, metal wear debris, dust, carbon deposits and colloidal deposits oxidized at high temperature, water, etc. are continuously mixed into the lubricating oil. The function of the oil filter is to filter out these mechanical impurities and colloids, and keep them alive. The cleaning of lubricating oil can extend the service life of engine oil.