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A vehicle drivetrain that can apply power to all four wheels/tires. This capability is "on demand" and is switched on/off by the operator. This tag is differentiated from the AWD tag for this reason. …
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Fluid used in the brake system to transfer pedal pressure to the caliper to stop or slow a vehicle. Commonly used types of brake fluid include DOT 3, DOT 4, DOT 5, and DOT 5.1. A higher "DOT" number i…
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Energy that transfers itself between a system and its surroundings. Heat is measured in joules.
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an American automobile manufactured by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997.
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A Ford pick-up, commonly referred to as a 1/2 ton.
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The act of increasing speed over time.
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Old cars cover oldtimers as well as youngtimers, i.e. nearly all cars without electronics, or cars that have been designed and built first multiple decades ago (but maybe still being built somewhere a…
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A condition where one or more engine cylinders experiences lack of combustion or mistimed combustion through detonation
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Questions about the turn signals, indicators or direction indicators fitted to a vehicle. Common issues include diagnosing and fixing poor earth connections, replacing broken lenses, etc
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CAN (Controller Area Network) bus (internal vehicle communications network) is a message-based protocol, designed originally for automotive applications, but can now be found in aerospace and maritime…
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The act of operating a vehicle.
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An instrument for producing a current of air
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controlled by the operator of the vehicle to select an operator desired gear.
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Acronym meaning "Do It Yourself"
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Safety feature found in most new vehicles. Is part of the Supplemental Restrain System (SRS). Usually found in the center of the steering wheel and in the dash on the passenger side of the vehicle. Ai…
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The act of applying brakes to reduce a motor vehicles speed.
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Mercury was an American-market division that was marketed and sold by automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company. Marketed primarily as an entry-level premium brand, Mercury was created in 1938 to fil…
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Scatches in a cars protective paint layer on the outside of the vehicle.
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a currently inactive manufacturer of automobiles that was founded in Sweden in 1945 when its parent company, SAAB AB, began a project to design a small automobile. The first prod…
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Electrical device which, when energised by a small electrical current, safely switches a larger electrical current.
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Suspension part that dampens the vertical motion of the tire, wheel, and hub assembly.
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A transparent protective shield made of glass and polymers that is mounted in front of the driver on a motor vehicle
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Instrument indicating the speed of a vehicle in km/h or mph
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reduce particulate count in air prior to air entering the throttle body or carburetor of an internal combustion engine.
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Catch all tag which can refer to the "brain" of the car which can control the engine and/or transmission of the vehicle. This would include such terms as PCM (powertrain control module), ECM (engine c…
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Referring to the French auto maker, which is part of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group.
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a supermini car manufactured by Ford since 1976, lasting seven generations. The Fiesta has been manufactured in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Taiwan, Thailand, an…
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Any light that illuminates when a problem is sensed by an vehicle onboard system.
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Family car made by Volkswagen since 1973.
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