Automotive words, phrases and abbreviations.
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A plate with one or more raised areas in the shape of a cam. Used in rotary diesel injection pumps to supply high pressure injection.
A shaped ring with a cam shape.
Shaft on which suitably phased cams are mounted, as for example to operate intake and exhaust valves of an engine. In four-stroke engines the camshaft rotates at half crankshaft speed.
Controller Area Network. A protocol for a multiplexed system of control and communication on a vehicle.
The actual circuit on which the CAN signal/message is transmitted. It is usually a pair of wires but fibre optics have been used.
The information transmitted on a data bus from one node to another.
Canister Purge Solenoid Valve
Cap (Tire Valve)
Air Valve. Secondary air valve for an inflated tire.
An ability to store an electrical charge in two conductors separated by an insulator.