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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Safety Stand

A strong, metal device that can be securely locked at a choice of heights so that it may be used to support an already elevated/raised portion of a vehicle.



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Owner's Manual
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