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:
RPM
Idle
Tachometer
Sending Unit
Backfire
Grease Seal
Crankshaft Pulley
Gasket

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