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:
Overhead Cam
Passing Gear
Spindle
Bearings
Rear Axle Ratio
Cooling System
Schrader valve
Thrust Angle

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