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.


Suspension System

A system of parts--suspension arms, springs, and shocks--that cushions a vehicle from the bumps and irregularities of the road, resulting in a smoother ride.

See Also:
Control Arms
Leaf Springs
Shock Absorbers
CV Joints

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