Standard Test Method for Dynamometer Evaluation of Unleaded Spark-Ignition Engine Fuel for Intake Valve Deposit Formation
|Publication Date:||1 May 2004|
|ICS Code (Liquid fuels):||75.160.20|
This test method covers an engine dynamometer test procedure for evaluation of intake valve deposit formation of unleaded spark-ignition engine fuels.(Footnote 2) This test method uses a Ford Ranger 2.3 L four-cylinder engine. This test method includes detailed information regarding the procedure, hardware, and operations.
The ASTM Test Monitoring Center (TMC)(Footnote 3) is responsible for engine test stand calibration as well as issuance of information letters after test method modifications are approved by Subcommittee D02.A0 and Committee D02. Users of this test method shall request copies of recent information letters from the TMC to ensure proper conduct of the test method.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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Footnote 2 - Supporting data have been filed at ASTM International Headquarters and may be obtained by requesting Research Report RR: RR: D02-1453.
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