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  • engine — A device for changing fuel energy to mechanical energy. The term applies to the primary source of power generation. In Britain there is a desire to make a clear distinction between engine and motor so that motor refers only to electric power… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine type — Over the years of engine development, several types or configurations have been made. All of them relate to the position of the valves and the camshaft (s) that operates them. air cooled engine An engine which is not cooled by antifreeze but by… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine layout — [1] The type of engine, with reference to the arrangement of its cylinders and their number (as in a flat four, V twin, or straight eight). [2] The location of the engine in the vehicle (as in a front mount, mid mount, or rear engine. [3] The… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine compartment — The space where the engine is mounted. Also called the engine bay. Also see cluttered engine compartment crowded engine compartment …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine cover — The panel which conceals the engine in a mid engine car. Also called access panel. Also see hood (British bonnet ) which covers the engine only in a front mounted engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine diagnostic connector — The electrical connector for plugging in the engine analyzer, forming an interface between the engine electronic controls and diagnostic unit, and used to read the engine data as well as any fault codes stored in the memory of the engine… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine oil — Oil within the engine used to lubricate the moving components. At one time the oil was a single grade, but modern engines use a multigrade oil. Also see straight weight engine oil synthetic engine oil …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine parameters — A term used in the context of emission controls for those engine characteristics sensitive to engine performance, such as power/bhp, general engine performance, and fuel economy …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine analyzer — An electronic engine testing device which (because of its size) used to be placed in a cabinet or a movable stand. The modern units are often hand held and are connected to the vehicle s diagnostic socket (as in the case of the diagnostic read… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine brake — (Energy Retarder or jake brake) A system that allows for slowing of a vehicle that is independent of the conventional braking systems. A driver would normally down shift to slow his descent of a hill, using engine compression. The engine brake… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • engine control — See electronic engine control engine control module …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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