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.
Air Conditioning Evaporator
For the fan to blow cool air into the car, all excess heat has to be removed first. Liquid refrigerant is returned to gas by the air conditioning evaporator to absorb this heat. The evaporator doesn’t fail often but it can be expensive to replace, as it is usually difficult to get to.
Four-wheel drive helps when driving through snow, mud, or uneven rocky terrains where tyres can struggle to grip. The four-wheel drive system is designed for both on and off-road, and provides traction to all four wheels.
A lug wrench helps to remove lug nuts on your car wheels. Most cars have a lug wrench as part of the jacking kit located in the trunk near the spare tyre.