afterboil

afterboil

[′af·tər‚bȯil]
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive engine, coolant boiling after the engine has stopped because of the inability of the engine at rest to dissipate excess heat.
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On cars with an old carburettor system, this is normal if it is shut down when the engine is still hot because of fuel afterboil (boiling after the engine has stopped) in the carburettor float bowl.
The Intelligent Cooling system is designed for greater fuel and emissions efficiency, a significantly faster engine warm-up from cold start and afterboil protection after key-off.