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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Bellhousing

The metal unit behind the engine that holds either the manual clutch assembly or the torque converter of an automatic transmission.



See Also:
Syncromesh
Oil Filter
Rear Axle Ratio
Head Gasket
Timing Light
Push Rods
Pitman Arm
Overdrive

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