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.


Gear Grease

A heavy liquid grease that fills the differential and manual transmission in order to lubricate the gears. Stinks something fierce, too.

See Also:
Lubrication System
Power Stroke
Fan Belt
Ball Joint
Exhaust Valve
Stick Shift

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