pump inlet check ball

A steel ball located in the plunger head or in the bottom of the accelerator pump well. The pump inlet check ball prevents fuel from escaping from the well when the throttle is opened and pressure is exerted on the fuel in the pump well by the accelerator pump piston

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Check valve — Tilting disc inconel check valve …   Wikipedia

  • Metering pump — A metering pump is a pump used to pump liquids at adjustable flow rates which are precise when averaged over time. Delivery of fluids in precise adjustable flow rates is sometimes called metering. The term metering pump is based on the… …   Wikipedia

  • Grinder pump — A grinder pump is a waste management device. Waste from water using household appliances (toilets, bathtubs, washing machines, etc.) flows through the home’s pipes into the grinder pump’s holding tank. Once the waste inside the tank reaches a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pumpjack — Nodding donkey redirects here. For the British Rail train, see Pacer (train). Pump jack redirects here. For the Scaffold, see Pump jack. A diagram of a pumpjack. A pumpjack (nodding donkey, pumping unit, horsehead pump, beam pump, sucker rod pump …   Wikipedia

  • Valve — This article is about the flow control device. For the game developer, see Valve Corporation. For the electronic component, see Vacuum tube. For other uses, see Valve (disambiguation). These water valves are operated by handles. A valve is a… …   Wikipedia

  • gasoline engine — Most widely used form of internal combustion engine, found in most automobiles and many other vehicles. Gasoline engines vary significantly in size, weight per unit of power generated, and arrangement of components. The principal type is the… …   Universalium

  • Carburetor — Bendix Technico (Stromberg) 1 barrel downdraft carburetor model BXUV 3, with nomenclature A carburetor (American spelling), carburettor, or carburetter (Commonwealth spelling) is a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine …   Wikipedia

  • Oxy-fuel welding and cutting — Oxyacetylene redirects here. For the song, see Cubanate. Side of metal, cut by oxygen propane cutting torch …   Wikipedia

  • Turbocharger — A turbocharger, or turbo, is an air compressor used for forced induction of an internal combustion engine. Like a supercharger, the purpose of a turbocharger is to increase the mass of air entering the engine to create more power. However, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossary of firefighting equipment — Note: This list is incomplete. You can help Wikipedia by [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Glossary of firefighting equipment action=edit adding to it] . 0 9 * 1 3/4 inch hose: see attack hose * 2 1/2 inch hose: see attack hose , supply… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.