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.


Float Bowl

In a carburetor, it is the small chamber holding some gas that's to be mixed with air and then fed to the engine.

See Also:
Carburetor Float
Exhaust Manifold
Fuel/Air Mixture
Carburetor Barrel
Idle Speed Screw
Catalytic Convertor

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