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  • adj. Beneath the hood of a vehicle.


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under- +‎ hood


  • Headers can lower the underhood temperature, and that can help extend engine life.

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  • When these engines work hard, underhood and coolant temperatures rise, and the entire power train becomes more labored.

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  • The noise radiations from the 1. 4-liter turbo engine are well managed underhood and the cabin is corked with multiple layers of sound-deadening materials, acoustically laminated front glass and other noise abatement measures.

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  • The system uses a computer and synthesizer, and it broadcasts the sounds through an underhood-mounted speaker.

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  • The exterior surface of the hose may deteriorate prematurely because of high underhood temperatures.

    Recall: 2004-2008 Acura TSX

  • Taller, wider, and longer than the previous 4Runner, the new model also increases the underhood power.

    Revealed: 2010 Toyota 4Runner

  • There will be an optional "Hard Core" package that trims weight by deleting the audio system, underhood silencer pad, trunk carpet and tire inflator.

    Los Angeles Auto Show

  • On some cars, this was not an easy procedure because you had to move underhood components to get to the bulb.

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  • This approach integrates underhood components to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions while supporting increased vehicle content and features.

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  • Chrysler PT Cruiser in October 2004, one month after Enterprise received a recall notice that an underhood engine fire could result from a possible leak in the vehicle's power steering flue.


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