residual check valve


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  • check valve — A one way, in line valve that permits flow of liquids or gases in one direction only and closes to prevent passage in the opposite direction. Used to control flow of vacuum, refrigerant, coolant, etc. Also see residual check valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • residual pressure check valve — A small valve, usually located in the outlet port(s) of the master cylinder, which maintains a certain amount of pressure in the hydraulic circuit(s) when the brakes are released …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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