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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Spark Plug Cable

A wire with thick rubber insulation that carries the high voltage current from the ignition coil to the spark plug.



See Also:
Spark Plug
Negative Terminal
Relay
Electronic Ignition
Rotor
Ignition Coil
Distributor
Engine Computer

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