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:
Cylinder Head
Driveshaft
Pitman Arm
Stator
Oil Pan
Block
Cylinder
Syncromesh

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