manifold vacuum sensor


manifold vacuum sensor
A sensor that reads pressure changes in the intake manifold in relation to barometric pressure. Also known as manifold pressure sensor, pressure differential sensor, or vacuum sensor

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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