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Textbook Problem

Explain why a height-sensing proportioning valve is required on some vehicles.

To determine

The requirement of height-sensing proportional valve.

Explanation

The new model cars have a combinational valve in their hydraulic system. This valve is a combined unit that contains a metering and proportioning valve with a pressure warning switch. These valves are installed in the braking system to act as a warning device when the pressure of fluid is below specified pressure.

The proportioning valve is used to control the rear brake pressure during hard stopping.

Height-sensing proportional valve:

The height-sensing proportional valve provides two different brake balances and is located in the rear wheels...

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