fuel line


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Noun1.fuel line - a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine; "the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line"
fuel system - equipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
pipage, pipe, piping - a long tube made of metal or plastic that is used to carry water or oil or gas etc.
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BUNGLING petrol thief Joe Phillips became trapped under a car when he cut the suspension instead of the fuel line.
CV One's operations manager Roger Bachie said a fuel line malfunctioned during a maintenance test on the generator behind the building, causing it to fill some of the premises with smoke.
The Air Transat aircraft lost fuel through a fuel line that had been broken by rubbing against another pipe after modifications made to the engine had left the two pipes too close together, according to an industry source quoted by Reuters.
The interior wall of a fuel line is said to be a fuel system's initial defense against permeation, chemical attack, temperature and shock.
Two valves in the fuel line flipped positions, and a device to measure pressure went off the scale.
ATLANTA -- Porsche today announced a voluntary recall of Porsche Cayenne SUVs for a potentially misaligned fuel line.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker is recalling the vehicle because of a fuel line disconnection caused by a nearby coolant line.
Worse, a cracked APU cover can rub against an APU fuel line over time and cause a fuel leak.
A unique feature of the 424/525 fuel heater/water separator is its self- piloting, no-thread clamp-on design, which allows the entire unit to rotate a full 360[degrees] to facilitate fuel line routing in any existing engine," said Allen McKay, vice president and general manager of Webb.
The interior wall of a fuel line is a fuel systems initial defense against permeation, chemical attack, temperature and shock, according to the company, which offers the automotive industry a full portfolio of fluoropolymer materials specifically designed to serve as this first barrier layer in fuel system applications.
Fitted into the fuel line in 30 minutes, it carries a warrantee for 150,000 miles, claims to increase power and torque as well as reducing fuel consumption by 15 per cent.