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.



Another initialism (an automotive industry favorite), the EGR stands for Exhaust Gas Recirculation, an emission control device that helps make the ocean and skies blue and the grass green by recirculating some of the exhaust gases back into the engine for another burning.

See Also:
Carburetor Barrel
Ram Tubes
Fuel Filter
Rich Fuel Mixture
Air Cleaner
Exhaust Gases
Fuel Injection

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