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 Drag

This happens when one or more brakes don't fully disengage upon releasing the brake pedal.

See Also:
Brake Lines
Bleeding Brakes
Hydraulic Brakes
Drum Brakes
Splash Shield
Brake Cylinder
Brake Lining
Power Brakes

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