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.


Brake Bleeder

A valve that is opened as part of the procedure to 'bleed' the brakes - to remove air from the brake fluid.

See Also:
Splash Shield
Master Cylinder
Hydraulic Brakes
Brake Lining
Brake Fluid
Brake Drag
Brake Backing Plate
Brake Drums

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