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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Intake Valves

The valves that allow the air/fuel mixture to enter the engine's combustion chambers.



See Also:
Idle Speed Screw
Tailpipe
Pinging
Fuel Injectors
Carburetor Float
Accelerator Pump
EGR
Air Aspirator Valve

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