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Diesel And Gasoline Engines: How They Work And What’s The Difference

Diesel And Gasoline Engines: How They Work And What’s The Difference

Engines are what power the vehicles we drive and see on the road. They have a lot of moving parts, complex electronics, and sensors that work together to make them work smoothly. But how do they work exactly? Why are they split into two types: diesel and gasoline? We will answer exactly these two questions while still sticking to a simple and easy-to-understand explanation. Continue reading if you want to learn more about how engines work. Diesel Engines Diesel engines are typically stronger and produce more torque, which is beneficial when carrying heavy loads or towing. To make things easier, we'll look at the main processes that happen in it, so here they are: The first step all engines go through is the intake of air. It is usually collected from the outside by the different openings your vehicle might have. When the air is collected, it is injected into the cylinder alongside the fuel. When the mixture is in the cylinder, it starts to move up (compress). Th ... read more