duty-cycle solenoid

The duty-cycle solenoid is a computer-controlled device in a feedback carburetor that alters the mixture adjustment. Also called a mixture control solenoid

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  • mixture control solenoid — (M/C) [1] A device, installed in carburetor, which regulates the air/fuel ratio by oscillating the metering rods. [2] A computer controlled device in a feedback carburetor that alters the mixture adjustment by moving the carburetor s metering rod …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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