Bearings – Section 2.1 Oil Analysis

Section 2.1
Oil Analysis

Obtain an oil sample from the engine prior to disposal of the lubricating oil. The oil analysis should help provide key clues to the exact cause of the problem. Oil analysis consists of a series of laboratory tests conducted on the engine lubricant. The tests can reveal conditions of the engine as well as the condition of the oil. It also can tell what contaminates were in the oil, such as fuel or coolant.‪

Bearings Technician's Guide - 7SE448
Generated on 10-13-2008

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