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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Brake Lining

On a drum braking system brake lining is a high-friction material that is attached to the brake shoes.



See Also:
Brake Calipers
Brake Backing Plate
Brake Bleeder
Power Booster
Brake Lines
Hydraulic Brakes
Power Brakes
Bleeding Brakes

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