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.


Positive Terminal

The battery terminal that leads to the starter. It is usually marked with '+' or 'pos'.

See Also:
Ignition Coil
Oil Light
Negative Terminal
Oxygen Sensor
Spark Retard
Air Flow Sensor
Throttle Sensor

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