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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Crankcase

Engine's lower portion - where the crankshaft is located.



See Also:
Blow-by
Grease Seal
Quenching
Flash Point
RPM
Run on
Grease Fitting
Accelerator

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