ignition-timing control


ignition-timing control

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • vacuum ignition-timing control — See vacuum control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Ignition timing — in an internal combustion engine is the process of setting the time that a spark will occur in the combustion chamber (during the power stroke) relative to piston position and crankshaft angular velocity. Setting the correct ignition timing is… …   Wikipedia

  • control — [1] A device or mechanism for adjusting a component. See cruise control. [2] The ability of the driver to make a vehicle perform as required. [3] To regulate. [4] Automatic or manual device used to stop, start, and/or regulate flow of gas, liquid …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Timing — is the spacing of events in time. Some typical uses are:* The act of measuring the elapsed time of something or someone, often at athletic events such as swimming or running, where participants are timed with a device such as a stopwatch. *… …   Wikipedia

  • Ignition system — For other uses, see Ignition system (disambiguation). An ignition system is a system for igniting a fuel air mixture. Ignition systems are well known in the field of internal combustion engines such as those used in petrol (gasoline) engines used …   Wikipedia

  • ignition system — the system in an internal combustion engine that produces the spark to ignite the mixture of fuel and air: includes the battery, ignition coil, distributor, spark plugs, and associated switches and wiring. [1900 05] * * * In a gasoline engine,… …   Universalium

  • Timing Retard Eliminator — The Timing Retard Eliminator (TRE) is an electronic device that fools the engine control unit (ECU) of a motorcycle into thinking the gearbox is always in 4th gear and avoides the ECU retarding the ignition timing. This retardation reduces power… …   Wikipedia

  • control module — One of several names for a solid state micro computer which monitors engine conditions and controls certain engine functions, i.e., air/fuel ratio, injection and ignition timing, etc. See electronic control module transmission control module …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • control plunger — [1] A device in a fuel injection system which moves up and down to provide the correct amount of fuel to each cylinder. [2] One of several names for a solid state device which monitors engine conditions and controls certain engine functions, i.e …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ignition map — An electronic map stored in the electronic control unit of ignitions with electronic spark timing and containing the most favorable ignition angle/ignition point for every operating point of the engine. Spark timing is optimized on the basis of… …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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