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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Splash Shield

A removable device found on disc brake systems that protects the discs from water and dirt.



See Also:
Brake Lines
Power Booster
Anti-lock Brakes
Brake Bleeder
Bleeding Brakes
Brake Drums
Springs
Brake Fluid

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