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 System

A series of metal tubes from the engine cylinder head to the tip of the muffler that carry the burned gases from the engine's cylinders to the--*gulp*--atmosphere.



See Also:
Fuel Injection
Lean Fuel Mixture
Accelerator Pump
Air Filter
Air Aspirator Valve
Backpressure
Carbon Canister
Flooding

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