crankcase breather

crankcase breather

[′kraŋ·kās ‚brēth·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
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According to the NTSB, the #6 piston failed, allowing combustion gases to pressurize the engine crankcase, forcing its oil overboard via the crankcase breather tube.
Coolant level, filters, heater, and concentration, air cleaner, battery, drive belt, crankcase breather, radiator hoses, and drain exhaust condensate; 3.
We're looking to maintain oil feed and drain, and also look at the engine breathing to ensure that the oil at the top of the engine and that drawn from the crankcase breather always drains back into the sump.
Engineers modified the Hayabusa engine's crankcase breather system to include reed valves to prevent pressure waves generated in the airbox from reaching the crankcase itself, thus reducing mechanical losses.
Leftover fuel--blow by--is expelled through the positive crankcase breather valve.
The engine design also incorporates either a dry or water-cooled exhaust manifold and a closed crankcase breather with oil separator and deep oil sump.
Taking a closer look at the air management system, it consists of an intake air filter, the Garrett EVRT, charge-air cooler, aluminum intake manifold, EGR cooler, EGR valve and closed crankcase breather,
The only initial, abnormal indication noted from the broken exhaust valve guides was excessive engine oil blowing through the engine crankcase breather.
EPA and other major engine emissions standards, incorporating cooled EGR, a diesel particulate filter, diesel oxidation catalyst and closed crankcase breather system.
The technologically advanced product removes harmful emissions from open crankcase breather systems and reduces oil drip, mist and fumes in engine compartment to promote a cleaner and safer environment.
check] Check crankcase breather tube for a relief opening so freezing moisture won't cause over pressure, leading to loss of oil.
The enhancements for Tier 3 include the common rail fuel system, as well as an improved crankcase breather system.