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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Clutch Disc

One of the three major components of a clutch assembly, the clutch disc is a friction place located at the end of the driveshaft, and is one of the high-wear items in the clutch setup.



See Also:
Overdrive
Manual Transmission
Push Rods
Cam
Throw-out Bearing
Carbon-fouled
Pitman Arm
Lubrication System

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