electric air control valve

The EAC valve

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • air control valve — (ACV) a vacuum controlled diverter valve (or a combination bypass/diverter valve) in an air injection system that diverts air pump air to either the upstream (exhaust manifold) or downstream (oxidation catalyst) air injection points as necessary …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • idle air control valve — (IAC) on fuel injection vehicle, a valve that allows air to bypass the throttle plate(s), increasing idle speed. The valve is operated by an electric solenoid or motor. The vehicle computer controls the amount of opening to regulate idle speed… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • control valve — [1] A valve which regulates or operates a system, especially a hydraulic or vacuum control system. [2] Valve which regulates the flow or pressure of a medium which affects a controlled process. Control valves are operated by remote signals from… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • air control — See electric air control valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • control — [1] A device or mechanism for adjusting a component. See cruise control. [2] The ability of the driver to make a vehicle perform as required. [3] To regulate. [4] Automatic or manual device used to stop, start, and/or regulate flow of gas, liquid …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • air — [1] Abbreviation for air conditioner. [2] A bicycling or motorcycling term describing the space or gap between the tires and the ground when the bike takes a jump. Both tires must be off the ground before it can be called air as in the expression …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Control valves — are valves used to control conditions such as flow, pressure, temperature, and liquid level by fully or partially opening or closing in response to signals received from controllers that compare a setpoint to a process variable whose value is… …   Wikipedia

  • Electric actuator — Actuators are used for the automation of industrial valves and can be found in all kinds of technical process plants: they are used in wastewater treatment plants, power plants and even refineries. This is where they play a major part in… …   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

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