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.


Carburetor Cleaner

A petroleum solvent used for cleaning a carburetor, or any other number of greasy, grimey parts. Those in the know simply call it "carb cleaner."

See Also:
Air Aspirator Valve
Carburetor Float
Carbon Canister
Fuel/Air Mixture
Throttle Body
Fuel Pump
Lean Fuel Mixture

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