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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Resistor

A device that restricts the flow of current in a circuit.



See Also:
Hydrometer
Spark Plug Wire
Recharge
Alternator
Rotor
Ohmmeter
Distributor
Spark Advance

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