flooded engine


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flooded engine

A situation where there is excess fuel, which inhibits combustion. In the reciprocating engines, it is the case of too much fuel in the cylinders for it to start. In the case of gas turbine engines, it is too much fuel in the combustion chamber, which can be a fire risk. The engine is “cleared” in the first case and “vented” in the second.
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