An engine block contains the main components of an internal engine. It houses the water cooling system, crankcase, and cylinders and their components. The use of metal in its construction gives it strength and the ability to efficiently transfer heat from the combustion process to the main cooling system.
Job of an Engine Block
The engine block is important in the functioning of the car by supporting components of the engine. It transfers heat from friction to the coolant and atmosphere and supports the lubrication circuit and auxiliary devices such as the alternator. Its significance brings the need for drivers to regularly maintain their vehicles to prevent destruction to internal parts. Damage to parts of the engine can be caused by insufficient oil and overheating.