The oil pump in an internal combustion engine is typically located inside the engine's lower oil pan or oil sump. It's positioned in close proximity to the crankshaft, which drives the pump's operation. The pump itself can have various designs, such as gear-driven or chain-driven, depending on the engine's configuration. The oil pump draws oil from the oil pan and pressurizes it before sending it through passages to lubricate the engine's moving parts. Its strategic placement within the oil pan allows it to efficiently circulate oil throughout the engine, ensuring proper lubrication and cooling for components such as bearings, pistons, and camshafts.
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