Become an expert on all things motoring! This dictionary of terms and phrases will help you understand exactly what things are, what gets done and why.
The master cylinder helps you to apply the brakes using hydraulic pressure which pushes the brake pads against the rotors, creating the friction that slows down or stops your car. Hydraulic fluid leaks in the cylinder can create problems for your braking system.
Understeer refers to your car turning less than you intend when cornering. Understeer can be dangerous as it can cause you to veer off the road.
The kingpin helps you to steer your car; it is the main pivot in the steering system.