A Brief Glossary of Auto Repair Terms

July 31st, 2016

If you're not familiar with automotive jargon and terminology, things can get confusing pretty quickly when technicians start throwing terms around. At BIGTEX Automotive Terms in Humble TXTires and Offroad, we try to be pretty direct with our customers to avoid confusion, so here's a quick rundown of some automotive terms and what they mean. 

Air Filter: It's essential to keep pollen, dust and other fine particulates out of your fuel system. The air filter uses a pleated paper or fabric element to trap these small bits before they can make it into your engine and cause problems. A clogged air filter, on the other hand, can impede air flow and hurt performance and fuel economy. 

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