Automobile Important Terms
Automobile Important Terms
Airbag is a safety device which is used in Vehicle like cars. It purposes is to protect the driver and passengers in car during a crash when they hit interior object such as steering wheel or dashboard or window.
Alloy wheel is made from an alloy of aluminum or magnesium and the mixture of a metal and other element. It is much lighter and more ductile.
Child Safety Lock
Child safety lock is safety lock for cabinet, drawer and doors etc. that is develop to help to prevent children for getting any dangerous situation.
Cruise control is automatically control the speed of vehicle and is also known as speed control or auto cruise. This system to maintain a constant speed as set by the driver.
Distance to Empty (DTE)
DTE is displaying the estimated distance of the vehicle can travel before it runs out of fuel.
Door Ajar or Door Open Indicator
It is symbol show when the doors, trunk lid, rear hatch, hood, or whatever is shown open in vehicle.
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD or EBFD) is also known as Electronic Brakeforce limitation (EBL).EBD is an automobile brake technology in which brake automatically varies the amount of force applied to each of a vehicle’s brakes, depend upon road condition, Vehicle speed, loading etc.
Electronic Stability Control
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is also known as Electronic Stability Program (ESP) or dynamic stability control (DSC).ESC is a computerized technology that improves vehicles stability by detecting and reducing loss of traction or skidding.
Brake Assist (BA or BAS)
Brake assist (BA or BAS) or Emergency brake assist (EBA) is an automobile braking technology that increase the braking pressure in the emergency time.
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is equipped immobiliser have been used in the cars. Cars is equipped with immobiliser have a chip fitted in the car key. This chip enter into the ignition slot in a car sends out encrypted radio frequency signals which is clear by the RFID loop around the lock barrel and is checked with the vehicle Engine Control Unit (ECU). Once the ECU detects a match of the code from the car key to that ECU so it is activated the fuel injection and fuel pump will be started.
Headlamp is lamp attached in the front of vehicle to light the road head and it is common terms headlight to be used.
Sunroof is a workable metal panel in a car roof that slides back to let in light and air.
Moonroof is similar as the sunroof panel but it is made of glass and can let light even when they closed.
It is a proximity sensor for road vehicles designed to alert the driver to obstacles while parking. In this system, which is used either ultrasonic or electromagnetic sensors. There is more name like Parking Distance Control, Parking Assist, Parktronic or EPS.
Power Door Locks
It is also known as central locking. Its allow driver and front passenger to simultaneously lock or unlock all the doors of a vehicle by pressing the button or flipping a switch.
Power Steering is also known as Power assisted steering (PAS) or Steering assist system. This helps the driver by less steering effort of steering wheel. It is mainly two type’s mechanism Hydraulic and electric. It helps when a vehicle is stopped or moving slowly.
Power Window is also known as Electric window lifts or electric windows. It is moved raising and lowered by push a button or switch.
Remote Keyless System
It is Electronic lock in which they open or close the door without using the key.
Seat belt is a safety device which used in the vehicles. It is prevent driver or passengers against harmful movement that may result during a collision or sudden stop.
Traction Control System (TCS)
Traction control system is secondary function of the Electronic stability control. TCS is preventing loss of traction of driven road wheels. It is activated when throttle input and engine torque are mismatched to road surface condition.
Tubeless tire or tyre
It has continuous ribs molded integrally in to bead of the tyre so that they are forced by the pressure of the air inside the tyre to seal with the flanges of the metal rim of the wheel.
It is work of providing furniture especially seats with padding, springs, fabric or leather covers.
It is developed for using in dangerously thick fog. Fog light can also be used for other conditions in which visibility is several conditions.