Lesson 4/Learning Event 1
The splash, combination splash, and force-feed systems are no longer used in automotive engines in this
country. They are, however, used in such things as lawnmower engines, outboard motors, and motorcycles, so
we will discuss them briefly.
FIGURE 51. SPLASH-TYPE LUBRICATION SYSTEM.
Notice on the splash system there is a dipper on the bottom of the connecting rod. This dipper splashes the oil
all over the inside of the engine. All of the moving parts are lubricated by the oil splashed on them by the