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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Head

The part of the engine sitting on top of the engine block, the head contains the engine valves.



See Also:
Rings
Lubrication System
Rack & Pinion
Timing Belt
Cylinder Head
Spindle
Front-Wheel Drive
Thrust Angle

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