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:
Spark Retard
Engine Computer
Open Circuit
Spark Plug Gap
Oil Light
Air Flow Sensor
Battery Terminals
Battery

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