engine starter

engine starter

[′en·jən ‚stärd·ər]
(electricity)
The electric motor in the electrical system of an automobile that cranks the engine for starting. Also known as starter; starting motor.
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The ECUs of today s vehicles must be small, low power and able to support system safety functions under all operating conditions, including during cold-cranking when the automobile engine starter draws an excessive amount of current due to starting the engine in cold temperatures or load dump a power surge that occurs when an automobile battery is disconnected while the alternator is supplying current during engine operation.
The ECUs of today's vehicles must be small, low power and able to support system safety functions under all operating conditions, including during cold-cranking-when the automobile engine starter draws an excessive amount of current due to starting the engine in cold temperatures-or load dump-a power surge that occurs when an automobile battery is disconnected while the alternator is supplying current during engine operation.
You simply press the engine starter button and, depending on the battery charge, it will either operate silently, under electrical propulsion, or fire up the diesel engine.
Although the 600% more battery life and 400 amp peak amps engine starter are not as powerful as the Goliath and Supreme models, they are more than enough for casual travellers.
The top end versions feature projector headlamps, an engine starter button, multi-function steering wheel, AC with climate control, cooled glove box, rear AC vents, 16-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, ABS, EBD and dual airbags.
But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running.
The fifth-generation Altima also offers standard Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System and Streaming Audio via Bluetooth, as well as next-generation safety shield technologies, including Blind Spot Warning (BSW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), remote engine starter and Moving Object Detection (MOD) systems.
bound for Incheon, South Korea, had problems with an engine starter and went through maintenance before leaving the next day," spokeswoman Lee Hyo-min said.
Safety features include a remote panel that houses a stairway light switch, engine shutdown switch, and lockouts for the transmission and engine starter.
Grey instrument dials with white needles and a 3D-design S badge, an S gear lever knob, S badges on the door sill trims, an engine starter button and an exclusive S design steering are also included.
A second motor in the hybrid system serves as both engine starter and generator to charge the hybrid battery pack.