air-inlet valve

air-inlet valve

[′er ¦in‚let ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
In a heating/air-conditioning system of a motor vehicle, a valve in the plenum blower assembly that permits selection of either inside or outside air.
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This disengagement allows the push rod to move back, closing the air-inlet valve and switching off the air motor.