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.


Power Booster

A device that uses engine vacuum to assist in braking.

See Also:
Hydraulic Brakes
Disc Brakes
Brake Shoes
Master Cylinder
Power Brakes
Anti-lock Brakes
Brake Fluid

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