valve keeper

A small unit that snaps into a groove in the end of the valve stem. It is designed to secure the valve spring, valve spring retaining washer and valve stem together. Some are of a split design, some of a horseshoe shape, etc. Also called "valve key" or "valve retainer."

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • valve key — Key, keeper, washer, or other device which holds valve spring cup or washer in place on valve stem See valve keeper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • keeper — [1] A vehicle that is worth keeping because it will be worth more in the future. [2] A device which holds something in place. See valve keeper. [3] A person who uses or stores a vehicle whether he is the owner of it or not. See registered keeper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • valve retainer — See valve keeper …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • retainer — A device which holds something in place. See pad retainer pin pad retainer valve keeper valve retainer valve spring retainer …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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