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oil pump relief valve

oil pump relief valve

oil pump relief valve

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what is the function of the oil pump internal relief valve when there is a separate relief valve (circled)after the pump connected to the main gallery? is it just added redundancy?



TIA

RE: oil pump relief valve

The internal one may just be to protect the pump itself under certain scenarios. The external one may be to protect the engine?

RE: oil pump relief valve

Is the oil filter connected between the primary and secondary relief valves?
I once had a jammed pressure relief valve that would release and work normally when the engine warmed up.
Starting on a cold morning, the high oil pressure blew out the filter seal ring.

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