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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Maintenance Tune-up

Replacement of the high-wear items like ignition components (spark plugs and wires), air filters, fuel filters, etc.



See Also:
Ohm
Lug Wrench
Jack
Free Pedal Play
Jumper Cables
Lube Job
Cotter Pin
Short Circuit

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