To avoid unnecessary friction between engine components, the engine is lubricated with oil. As a result, the engine components are cooled and protected against corrosion.
At the same time, the oil ensures that wear particles, combustion residues and other contamination are removed. Correspondingly, reliable quality should be ensured for all wear parts of the engine lubrication, such as the oil pump, the oil cooler or the oil pan.
febi bilstein has a comprehensive range of products in tested OE matching quality for all current European brands and models. Our certified quality management tests the offered parts for different requirements and loads.
As a result of the increasing specific performance, the engine oil is also subjected to considerably greater stress than in previous engine generations. It becomes very hot due to great stress, which adversely affects durability in particular.
The oil cooler has the task of cooling the engine oil and protecting it from excessive thermal stress. In order to maintain the characteristics of the engine oil, permanent heat dissipation is necessary during oil cooling. The temperature is considered optimal at about 90 – 100 degrees Celsius. If the temperature rises only 10 degrees Celsius, the function and service life of the engine oil are already negatively affected.
Oil coolers today consist of pressed aluminium plates, which are manufactured in a layer construction. The oil can freely circulate between these individual plates without great pressure loss.
All oil coolers offered by febi bilstein are tested intensively by our certified quality management for different requirements and loads (e.g. accuracy of fit, dimensional stability, material quality).
An impeccably functioning cooling system is required to rapidly reach the operating temperature and to rapidly heat up the vehicle cabin. In addition, it maintains the operating temperature of the engine within the prescribed limits despite changing loads.
An indispensable component in the cooling system of the vehicle is the heat exchanger. It has the task of directing part of the cooling water and thus the waste heat of the engine as heat energy into the vehicle cabin.
A defective heat exchanger may have unpleasant and even dangerous consequences. A no longer functioning heating system with the typical consequences is only a problem. Particularly tricky is the fact that the defect in the heat exchanger can occur suddenly or very gradually.
Heat exchangers from febi bilstein meet or exceed all the requirements of car manufacturers.