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.


Ignition Fire

A wire with thick rubber insulation that carries the high voltage current from the ignition coil to the spark plug.

See Also:
Electronic Sensor
Ignition Timing
Spark Retard
Charging System
Throttle Sensor
Mass Airflow Sensor

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