Automotive Dictionary: Air Bleed

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Automotive Dictionary: Air Bleed
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Air Bleed:


In fixed-jet carburettors, a small hole or jet used to add extra air to the fuel/air mixture. The main types are the pilot air bleed which produces a weaker air/petrol emulsion for idling, and the main air bleed which reduces over rich mixture up to full throttle.
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