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 Gap

The distance between the center and side spark plug electrodes across which the spark must jump.



See Also:
Electronic Sensor
Distributor Cap
Battery Terminals
Starter Solenoid
Generator
Spark Advance
Air Flow Sensor
ECM

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