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Air Intake and Fuel Delivery Parts for Chevrolet Silverado 2500

It is important to understand the basic operation of the Chevy Silverado 2500 air intake and fuel delivery system if you are shopping for parts on eBay Motors. By knowing how these parts work together to power the engine, you can find the parts you need to make your engine work efficiently. Each component is essential to the overall function of the vehicle, so its important to act quickly if one part starts to fail.

What is horsepower?

This term was derived from the amount of work a horse expends when pulling a load. In vehicles, it refers to the power of an engine. The more horsepower an engine has, the more powerful it is.

How does a cold air intake system work?

A cool air intake system pulls cool outside air into the engine. Since cooler air is very dense, there is more cool air available for combustion. Increased air increases the engines power. In fact, a cool air intake system is the most economical way to increase horsepower. The air filter is an important component of the intake system because it traps dirt and debris and keeps it from entering the intake. Dirt and debris can prevent the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 from performing well.

How does a fuel pump work?

A fuel pump moves fuel from the Chevrolet Silverado 2500s tank to the engine. It is activated by turning the ignition key. The fuel pump moves the fuel through a filter where debris is moved before the fuel is delivered to the combustion chamber in the engine. The fuel pump pressurizes fuel so that it moves through the system in a way that keeps the vehicle running smoothly.

How do fuel injectors work?

Fuel injectors deliver fuel to the combustion chamber where it mixes with air and creates the energy to power the Chevys engine. The fuel injector contains a nozzle that creates a fine mist of fuel. This allows fuel to combine easily with the air, which facilitates combustion.

What is a throttle?

The throttle controls the amount of air entering the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500. When you push the gas pedal, you open a throttle valve that allows air to enter the engine, so the gas pedal is really an air pedal. When the engine unit control (engine computer) recognizes that air is being allowed in, it adjusts the amount of fuel that is available to combine with the air for combustion.