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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Jumper Cables

Cables used to "jump" an engine by drawing current from another vehicle's battery.



See Also:
Horsepower
Cotter Pin
Amp
Lug Wrench
Lube Grease
Lube Job
Maintenance Tune-up
Ohm

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