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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Steering Linkage

A system that connects the steering wheel to the front wheels thus allowing the vehicle to be steered.



See Also:
Boots
Throw-out Bearing
Schrader valve
Fan Belt
Overdrive
Axle
Bellhousing
Dieseling

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