A molded solution

The new diesel family from Ford and Peugeot will use an integrated system of components molded into a single part made of synthetic material. Among the 20 to 25 components molded into the piece:

* Rocker cover

* Valve system

* Air intake manifold

* Air filter housing

* Acoustics material

* Flow meter

* Diesel filter housing

* EGR valve case

* Oil dipstick tube



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