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.


Flash Point

The lowest temperature at which a substance--in automotive terms, mainly gasoline or oil--may ignite or burn.

See Also:
Camshaft Sensor
Sending Unit
Grease Fitting
Run on
Crankshaft Pulley

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