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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Negative Terminal

The battery terminal that conducts electric current back to the battery on cars with negative ground. It is always marked with a'-' as opposed to the positive terminal '+'.



See Also:
Electrolyte
Distributor
Battery
Spark Plug
Recharge
Starter
Ground
MAP Sensor

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