Word forms: (regular plural) bench tests
( Automotive engineering : Design and performance )
A bench test
is an operating test carried out on an engine or other major
part removed from a vehicle.
Mechanics did a bench test on the fuel-control unit and found that it was mis-rigged.
Your dealer should remove the starter motor and do a bench test on it.
The service department said that if I failed to fix the engine, they would be happy
to have it back for a bench test.
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