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How Does a Car's Fuel System Work?

How Does a Car's Fuel System Work?

Technology in the automobile has advanced significantly. One area that has evolved in the last several years is in the fuel system. Modern cars may have a complex fuel system, but this complexity makes it easy to program it to be fuel-efficient. The engine needs enough fuel to sustain essential combustion processes, producing enough energy to power a vehicle. Every car's fuel is held in the gas tank, mostly at the rear. Today's fuel tanks are modified with internal baffles that prevent the gasoline from sloshing back and forth. This is how a car's fuel system works: The fuel tank, fuel pump, fuel filter, and injectors are the main components of the fuel system. The fuel system process starts when you drive to a gas filling station to get gas in the fuel tank. Fuel tank This is where gas is pumped through the filler tube. A sending unit indicates to the gas gauge how much fuel is in the tank. From this tank, the gas en ... read more

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