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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Quenching

The rapid cooling of hot metal by contact with liquids.



See Also:
Camshaft Sensor
Crankshaft Pulley
Sending Unit
Grease Fitting
Flash Point
Coolant
Powertrain
Brake Wear Sensor

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