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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Power Brakes

A brake system that uses a power booster to ease braking, almost all modern vehicles feature power brakes.



See Also:
Hydraulic Brakes
Brake Backing Plate
Drum Brakes
Brake Drums
Brake Lines
Splash Shield
Master Cylinder
Brake Bleeder

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