Carbon Dioxide CO

Carbon dioxide, or CO2, is a desirable byproduct that is produced when the carbon from the fuel is fully oxidized during the combustion process. As a general rule, the higher the carbon dioxide reading, the more efficient the engine is operating. Therefore, air/fuel imbalances, misfires, or engine mechanical problems will cause CO2 to decrease. Remember, "ideal" combustion produces large amounts Of CO2 and H2O (water vapor).

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