Glossary “crank rpm” Definition:
Measurement that is required for an electronic engine-control system to determine when ignition should occur.
Glossary “crank signal” Definition:
Electrical signal sent to the computer, to tell it that the engine is cranking and to enrich the air/fuel ratio for easier starting. Also used to determine RPM.
Glossary “crank start” Definition:
To start an internal-combustion engine by hand cranking.
Glossary “crank web” Definition:
Part of a crankshaft that is between a crankpin and a main bearing.
Glossary “crank” Definition:
1) . A crankshaft. 2). To start an engine.
Glossary “crank kit” Definition:
Reconditioned crankshaft with the appropriate rod and main bearings.
Glossary “crank pin” Definition:
The rod journal of a crankshaft.
Glossary “crank polishing” Definition:
Motor driven emery cloth belt that is used to polish the crankshaft jounals, usually after grinding.
Glossary “crank angle sensor” Definition:
Primary trigger that senses the position of the piston for the computer.