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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Choke

On older carbureted engines, a device which limits the amount of air which enters the carburetor, thus controlling the air/fuel mixture.



See Also:
Rich Fuel Mixture
Exhaust Manifold
Float Bowl
Idle Speed Screw
Backpressure
Air Cleaner Intake
Carburetor
Accelerator Pump

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