Category: Intake


What is a Vacuum Hose?

Vacuum hoses route manifold vacuum to components like brake boosters and PCV valves.

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What is a Fuel Injector?

Fuel injectors are the components that are responsible for spraying a fine mist of fuel into the intake or directly into a combustion chamber of an engine.

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What is Fuel Injection?

Fuel injection is a method of fuel delivery that uses high pressure injectors to atomize fuel into a fine mist.

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What is Manifold Vacuum?

Manifold vacuum is the partial vacuum inside an intake manifold that can be harnessed as a diagnostic tool or an auxiliary power source.

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What is an Intake Manifold?

An intake manifold is a component that delivers air or an air/fuel mixture from the carburetor or throttle body to the intake ports on the engine.

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What is a Throttle Body?

The throttle body is the intake system component that allows you to control the flow of air by pressing on your accelerator pedal.

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What is an Air Filter?

Air filters are designed to remove particulate matter from air that enters an engine’s intake system or the cabin of a vehicle.

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What is an Intake System?

An intake system is made up of all the component parts that help meter, filter, and deliver air to an internal combustion engine.


What is a Mass Air Flow Sensor?

Mass air flow sensors come in a handful of different flavors, but they’re all designed to help your ECU determine the mass of the air that’s entering your engine. Although they are relatively simple, these innocuous little components are instrumental in the proper operation of your engine.