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exhaust manifold

noun, Automotive.
1.
a component of the exhaust system consisting of a collection of tubes, usually of cast iron, that channel the exhaust gases from the cylinders of an engine to the rest of the exhaust system.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • In addition, several exhaust manifold fires were caused by oil leakage that migrated to the hot exhaust manifold.
  • The serial number is located on the bottom face of the exhaust manifold.
  • Retrofit devices must be mounted within a set distance from the exhaust manifold, as specified by the manufacturer.
  • Engine performance did not seem to be affected by the incorporation of the catalytic converter in the exhaust manifold.
  • One type uses a belt-driven air pump to direct aic through a control valve and into the exhaust manifold.
  • Most car manufacturers cover the exhaust manifold with a heat shield, but this is not a requirement.
  • The exhaust manifold can become a collection point on any internal combustion engine, gasoline or diesel.
  • Diesel fuel has low volatility but will ignite if spilled on an exhaust manifold or exposed to a dead short of a battery cable.

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