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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Control Arms

Suspension pieces that allow the wheel to move freely--whether through bumps or change of direction.



See Also:
CV Joints
Leaf Springs
Shock Absorbers
Suspension System
Caster
Chassis
Bushings
Camber

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