Wortformen:(regular plural) air cleaners
( Automotive engineering : Vehicle components , Engine, transmission, and exhaust )
An air cleaner
or air filter
is any device that stops
particles that are present in the air from entering air-breathing machinery
Special features include an air cleaner that filters exhaust emissions from other cars.
The carburetor breathes through an oil bath air cleaner.
The faster the car goes, the higher the pressure of the air entering the vents which
feed the air cleaner and eventually the engine.
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