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What is Brake Fluid?

Brake fluid transmits hydraulic pressure from a master cylinder to wheel cylinders or calipers in hydraulic brake systems.


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.