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How your car works : your guide to the components & systems of modern cars, including hybrid & electric vehicles Book
Book | Veloce Pub., Dorchester, Dorset, England : 2011.

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  • ISBN: 1845843908
  • ISBN: 9781845843908 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1845843908 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 104 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Dorchester, Dorset, England : Veloce Pub., 2011.
  • General Note:
    At head of title: RAC, the driving people.
    Includes index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Car types, construction & body styles. Car types ; Construction types ; Body styles -- Propulsion. International combustion engines ; Turbochargers and superchargers ; How an internal combustion engine works ; Electric propulsion ; Hybrid propulsion ; Alternative propulsion systems ; Starting system ; Charging system ; Fuel system ; Fuel injection system ; Engine idle speed control system (petrol/gasoline engines) ; Air intake system ; Fuel system of a diesel engine ; Ignition system ; Cooling system ; Lubrication system ; Exhaust system -- Drivetrain. Clutch ; Gearbox (transmission unit) ; Drive types ; Wheels and tyres (tires) ; Suspension system ; Steering system ; Braking system -- Electronics and safety. Car electronics ; Safety features -- Help yourself.

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