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engine or motor operating the front wheels, rear wheels or all wheels in some vehicles

power plant

2

houses different gears

transmission

3

Power plant, transmission, drive shaft, differential, transaxle, drive axles

drive train components

4

long metal tube in rear-wheel drive vehicles

drive shaft

5

the drive shaft carries power from the transmission to the _________ in the rear of the vehicle

differential

6

Located between the two half shards and replaces the transmission and differential

transaxle

7

Generates an electrical current that recharges the battery

alternator

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The use of oil, grease, or other substances to reduce damage to moving parts from heat caused by friction

lubrication

9

forces oil from the oil pan at the bottom of the engine through the oil filter

oil pump

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holds and cools the coolant, a mixture of water and antifreeze

radiator

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draws coolant from the radiator and forces it through the engine's cooling passages

water pump

12

opens and shuts to control the flow of coolant to the radiator

thermostat

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Fuel is pumped, then air is drawn through the air filter and mixes with the fuel. The fuel air mixture becomes a fine mist for combustion

carburetor

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converts harmful gases into less harmful levels of nitrogen oxides, which the sun heats into smog

catalytic converter

15

reduces the noise from combustion sounds in the engine

muffler

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Uses a hydraulic punk and guild to make steering easier for you

power steering

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A brake systems containing two parts. Each part controls two wheels, pressure caused friction that slows or stops the wheel.

master cylinder

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special lauds added to a bias-ply tire for improved strength, performance and mileage

belted tire

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Piles that tub straight across under the tread and strengthening belts of steel or other materials that circle the tire

radial tire

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Help vehicles engines operate and use fuel efficiency with a computer monitoring the fuel, ignition and emission systems

engine management systems