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.
A ball joint connect the wheel hub to the rest of the suspension, and help steer your car. It’s a flexible ball and socket joint that allows for the wide range of angular motions necessary to safely maneuver your car. Over time it wears out and develops unsafe play and noise.
The brake booster increases the force on the brake master cylinder using engine vacuum and pressure. If you struggle to push the brake pedal or you hear a hissing noise when operating the pedal, you may have a bad brake booster.
Differential fluid lubricates the gears in the axles of your car. Your axle can be damaged if your car is leaking differential fluid.