Investigation into the causes and effects of Automobile oil leakages in the Cape Coast Metropolis



Engine oil is use in automobile engines leak through unapproved channels. The leakages results to weakening automobile engines, noisy engines, overheating, oil contamination, poisoning and environmental pollution. Automobile metal engine parts are in motion with each other resulting to friction and lubricants are substances that reduce the friction. The lubricant is the engine oil. The act of application of lubricant to reduce friction is known as lubrication. The base oil which is the major component of the engine oil is a fractional distilled product of underground crude oil. Additives are added to the base oil to make it more lubricative and achieve higher viscosity index. The automobile lubrication is being carried out by its lubrication system. This system when faulty is service by automobile mechanics

Keywords: Lubricant, Engine oil, Leakages, Pollution, Pump

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