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.


Brake Lines

Thin little metal tubes that allow the brake fluid pressure move from the master cylinder to the brake calipers, which in turn squeeze the brake pads onto the brake discs.

See Also:
Master Cylinder
Splash Shield
Brake Backing Plate
Brake Fluid
Anti-lock Brakes
Brake Drums
Brake Cylinder
Bleeding Brakes

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