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.


Intake Manifold

A set of pipes, one for each cylinder, that carry the air/fuel mixture to the cylinders.

See Also:
Automatic Choke
Throttle Body
Exhaust Gases
Fuel Injection
Catalytic Convertor
Carburetor Cleaner
Fuel/Air Mixture

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