ASE Engine Repair
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Direct current DC
Electric current that flows in one direction
Housing for the differential pinion gears side gears. Mounting point for ring gear.
Parts equipment manufacturing that is not original equipment from the factory.
A sensor that works by a negative coefficient thermistor, which loses resistance as its temperature goes up just like the intake air temperature sensor. When the computer applies it's a 5 V reference signal to the sensor, this voltage is reduced through a ground circuit by an amount corresponding to thetemperature of the engine coolant.