Glossary of Auto Terms

DriverSide's Car Dictionary has the most comprehensive definitions of automotive terms. This auto glossary can help you decipher what your mechanic is fixing and what the purpose or function of the particular auto part or accessory is for. We have taken the mystery out of automotive service jargon, so that you don't have to.

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Additives

Additives are substances added to such products as coolant and engine oil so as to enable them to perform better, last longer, and provide secondary benefits.



See Also:
Short Circuit
Octane
PSI
Lube Grease
Jumper Cables
Overhaul
Owner's Manual
Antifreeze

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