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.


Out-of- road

A wear pattern of a round hole or shaft which when viewed from an end will appear egg-shaped.

See Also:
Diesel Engine
Schrader valve
Throw-out Bearing
Head Gasket
Exhaust Valve
Piston Slap
Rack & Pinion

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