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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Fan

Located between the engine and radiator, the fan draws air from the radiator onto the engine in order to cool it.



See Also:
Oil Filter
Fan Belt
Bellhousing
Stick Shift
Head Gasket
Schrader valve
Cylinder
Power Steering

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