Below is a list of terms you may see used in our maintenance forum from time to time.
Terms and Abbreviations
: Rear Wheel Drive
: Transmission or Transaxle.
: Transfer Case
: Timing Belt
: Water Pump
: Number of cylinder's and the shape of the engine ("I" for Inline, "V" for V shaped , "H" for Horizontally opposed; usually only in reference to porsche or subaru engines) I.E. V-8, I-6, H-4.
: Head Gasket
: Blown Head Gasket
: Variable Valve Timing
: Variable Valve Timing w/ intelligence
Anyone feel free to PM me with additions to this list, I am sure I have missed some, but this is all I can think of right now.
Also, I urge each and every member to go here
and read up before you take your vehicle to anyone for service, dealer or otherwise.