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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Exhaust Gases

The gases that result after the air/fuel mixture has been burned in the engine's combustion chambers. Vehicle emissions are contained within the exhaust gases.



See Also:
Intake Manifold
Air Cleaner Intake
Carburetor Cleaner
Air Aspirator Valve
Pinging
Idle Speed Screw
Carburetor Bowl
EGR

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