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.
Antifreeze helps to prevent the cooling system freezing in cold conditions, and also reduces damage from rust and corrosion. Your car can overheat if it is leaking antifreeze.
The carburettor regulates the amount of air and fuel that is allowed into the engine. Sometimes, it may only need minor adjustments, but if the carburettor has a defective valve or a leak, it will need to be replaced. (Most modern cars use fuel injection instead of carburettors)
The muffler limits the amount of noise made by your car’s exhaust. Mufflers are located beneath your car and can often be damaged by rust or debris on the road.