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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Positive Terminal

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



See Also:
Electronic Ignition
Oil Light
Rotor
Ohmmeter
Spark Plug Gap
Distributor Cap
ECM
Engine Computer

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