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Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315
Textbook Problem

While discussing the various fuel filters used in current automobiles: Technician A says that all systems have a vapor separator that prevents gaseous fuel from being sent to the fuel pump. Technician B says that fuel systems have a strainer located in the fuel tank that prevents large contaminants from entering the fuel system. Who is correct?

a. Technician A

b. Technician B

c. Both A and B

d. Neither A nor B

To determine

The technician with a correct approach while discussing the various fuel filters used in current automobiles.

Explanation

Given information:

Technician A says that all systems have a vapor separator that prevents gaseous fuel from being sent to the pump.

Technician B says that fuel systems have a strainer located in the fuel tank that prevents large contaminants from entering the fuel system.

Vapor separators are used to ensure that the desired fuel flows without any bubbles into the pump. Depending on the requirement, they are of different types (horizontal, vertical and spherical types). In all modern vehicles, they are installed to reduce the emission levels at the exhaust of the engine.

The main function of a fuel strainer is to restrict the dirt particles and contaminants entering into the engine...

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