fuel system


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Noun1.fuel system - equipment in a motor vehicle or aircraft that delivers fuel to the engine
throttle, throttle valve, accelerator - a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
carburetor, carburettor - mixes air with gasoline vapor prior to explosion
choke - a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
fuel filter - a filter in the fuel line that screens out dirt and rust particles from the fuel
fuel gauge, fuel indicator - an indicator of the amount of fuel remaining in a vehicle
fuel line, petrol line, gas line - a pipe that carries gasoline from a tank to a gasoline engine; "the car wouldn't start because dirt clogged the gas line"
gas gage, gas gauge, gasoline gage, gasoline gauge, petrol gage, petrol gauge - gauge that indicates the amount of gasoline left in the gasoline tank of a vehicle
gas tank, gasoline tank, petrol tank - a tank for holding gasoline to supply a vehicle
intake manifold - a manifold consisting of a pipe to carry fuel to each cylinder in an internal-combustion engine
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the future growth of Westport Fuel System's business, market demand for Westport Fuel Systems' products, commercial launch of Westport HPDI 2.0TM in China, future volume growth and cost reductions and additions of new OEM customers along with statements regarding revenue, Adjusted EBITDA and cash flow expectations, continued research and development investment, the demand for our products, cash and capital requirements as well as Westport Fuel Systems management's response to any of the aforementioned factors.
Diesel car, van and SUV owners can now clean and keep their diesel injectors working like brand new with the new Techron D Concentrate, ultra-high-performance diesel fuel system cleaner.
With only five unique parts, the Type 3 Rail Mount is billed as the lightest compressed natural gas fuel system on the market.
A statement from the company read that emphasis has been put on enhancing the fuel system, which allows Cat machines to ensure reduced costs and lesser emissions.
The entire gaseous fuel system adheres to GM's strict quality, durability, and safety testing requirements to ensure a superior product.
Fuel System Solutions' bi-fuel system is a certified engine conversion for the following vehicles: the 2007 5.4L Ford F150; the 2008 and 2009 3.5L and 3.9L Chevrolet Impala; 4.8-liter Chevrolet G Van and GMC Savana; the 6.0-liter Chevrolet Silverado, Express, and G Van; 6.0-liter GMC Sierra and Savana; the 2009 5.3L Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe; and 5.3L GMC Yukon and Sierra.
As a result, the focus of the investigation continues to be the fuel system, to understand why neither engine responded to the required power increase when all of the control functions operated normally.
in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Kenworth will use Westport's LNG fuel system technology adapted for the Cummins ISX 15 L engine.
The foresight of the 102 FW Plans and Scheduling Section and the aggressive action of the Aircraft Fuels Systems Section averted a potentially catastrophic fuel system failure for the entire F-15 fleet of aircraft.
In 2004, AQMD awarded Quantum a contract to engineer a "state-of-the-art" OEM caliber hydrogen fuel system and perform accelerated long-term durability testing.
Polymers in Automotive Fuel Containment 2005 is said to provide a useful discussion forum for automotive engineers and manufacturers, fuel system component manufacturers, polymer research and development specialists and material suppliers.
The activity on hydrogen-related development programs remains strong and we are optimistic that these programs will result in increased hydrogen fuel system product sales during the second half of fiscal 2006, compared to the first half of fiscal 2006."