temperature switch


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  • ambient temperature switch — A control device in an air conditioning system which delays the compressor action when the outside temperature is low …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • switch — A device that opens and closes an electric circuit. See actuating switch ambient temperature switch authority Limit Switch battery master switch dimmer switch dipper switch door pillar switch fuel cut off switch fuel pump shut off switch …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). Electrical switches. Top, left to right: circuit breaker, mercury switch, wafer switch, DIP switch, surface mount switch, reed switch. Bottom, left to right: wall switch (U.S. style), miniature toggle… …   Wikipedia

  • temperature vacuum switch — (TVS) controls vacuum to the EGR valve and/or canister purge valve based on coolant or intake air temperature. Canister purge and EGR do not typically operate when the engine is cold …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Miniature snap-action switch — Comparison of some different switches. A miniature snap action switch, also trademarked and frequently known as a micro switch, is an electric switch that is actuated by very little physical force, through the use of a tipping point mechanism,… …   Wikipedia

  • Vacuum switch — Prior to effective engine computers, engine vacuum was used for many functions in an automobile. Vacuum switches were employed to regulate this flow, and were commonly controlled by temperature, solenoids, mechanically, or directly. They operated …   Wikipedia

  • Railroad switch — For other uses, see Switch (disambiguation). A right hand railroad switch with point indicator pointing to right …   Wikipedia

  • Molecular switch — A molecular switch is a molecule that can be reversibly shifted between two or more stable states.[1] The molecules may be shifted between the states in response to changes in e.g. pH, light, temperature, an electrical current, microenvironment,… …   Wikipedia

  • Thermotime switch — A thermotime switch is a sensor used to control the cold start enrichment process in some older fuel injection systems. An extra injector is placed in the inlet manifold designed to feed all of the cylinders, and whilst the other injectors have… …   Wikipedia

  • ported vacuum switch — (PVS) a temperature actuated switch that changes vacuum connections when the coolant temperature changes (originally used to switch spark port vacuum; now used for any vacuum switching function that requires coolant temperature sensing) …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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