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.
Cleaning the rust and dirt buildup from an engine's cooling system (e.g. radiator, hoses). While a qualified mechanic can handle this for you, it's not really that difficult, and kits are available at most automotive parts stores to help you get it done.See Also:Tie RodTiming BeltPiston SlapCamOil PanRingsDrivetrainFan
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