Part number VDO-408242002007Z is a new, unused VDO fuel injection throttle body. Whereas a carburetor regulates the flow of fuel and air into a car's engine, a fuel injection system separates these responsibilities. The fuel injection throttle body only regulates the flow of air and the fuel injectors and fuel regulator control the flow of fuel into the engine. It is unusual for this to be replaced, however there are several sensors attached (including the Throttle Position Sensor and the Idle Air Control Assembly) that may need to be replaced. The Throttle Position Sensor measures how far you are pressing on the accelerator to then tell the computer to add more or less fuel. The Air Control Assembly helps the car to idle.
VDO is a division of the Continental Corporation’s automotive group and it has been in the automotive parts industry for over 80 years. VDO is an OEM (original equipment manufacturer), supplying instrumentation, sensors, control systems, actuators, screen washers and audio systems. They have a thriving aftermarket business where they make high quality repair and replacement parts to OEM specifications.
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