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Crankcase

By Andy Y, April 28, 2009

Mounted between the engine block and the oil pan, the crankcase supports the crankshaft, allowing it to spin freely while transmitting power (torque) from the engine.

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Crankcase

  • Engine oil leak
  • Knocking noise from engine

Crankcase Related Repair Advice

  • Engine-specific oil sealing procedures must be employed when installing the crankcase

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