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.



On carbureted engines, this device ingests and mixes the gas and airso that it may be "fed"to the engine.

See Also:
Idle Speed Screw
Air Filter
Fuel/Air Mixture
Throttle Body
Air Aspirator Valve
Fuel Pump

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