There are a number different direct and indirect causes for oil pressure problems. Everything from incorrect set up to incorrect installation can create an oil pressure issue. There are even situations that can cause oil pressure drops despite the correct parts selection and flawless execution. In these cases a Dry sump system or even an Oil Accumulator such as the Accusump can prevent catastrophic engine failure.
Changing your oil is a job that every gear head can do easily. However, adding an Accusump to the car can make this engine maintenance task a bit more complicated. There are a few extra steps required to be sure your Accusump is operating properly and getting its share of fresh oil.
As with installing anything the Accusump has a list of Do and Do Nots when installing. These unfortunately are common mistakes we see despite warnings in our full product installation guide. To save you the time we have listed a few of the common mistakes we see along with the correct way.
The Accusump is an important part of many oiling systems across the world. The Accusump can be an intimidating installation. To help simplify the process of selecting parts we have put together a quick list of the 4 pieces you will need to properly install the Accusump in your oiling system.
The Accusump has been around for over 30 years. Since it was created the Accusump has saved countless engines, spared thousands of bank accounts and allowed racers to continue racing instead of needing costly engine rebuilds in the middle of racing season.
The Accusump is a piston style Accumulator. To really understand what that means we need to break that down into two parts. Part one, what an Accumulator is, and part two, the benefits of the piston design.
Topics: Engine Maintenance