French vocab: cars

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English => French

accelerator => accélérateur
air-conditioning => climatisation
air cleaner => filtre à air
alternator => alternateur
axle => essieu
automobile industry => industrie automobile
back seats => sièges arrière.Klaxon
barrel => cylindre
bearing => roulement, moyeu
belt => courroie
bolt => boulon
boot => coffre (GB)
brakes => freins
brake pedal => pédale de frein
brake disc => disque de frein
brake pad => plaquette de frein
brake rotor => disque de frein
bumper => pare-choc
cabin => l’habitacle
camshaft => arbre à cames
car maker => constructeur automobile
clutch => embrayage
coats of paint => couches de peinture
convertible => cabriolet / décapotable
corroded => oxydé
crankcase => carter, bloc moteur
crankshaft => vilebrequin
cutting torch (plasma cutter) => fer à découper
CV-joint => joint de cardan
cylinder => cylindre
cylinder head => culasse
damper amortisseur
dashboard => tableau de bord
defroster => dégivrage
doors => portes
diesel => diesel
drive shaft => arbre de transmission
driving license => permis de conduire.
drum => tambour de frein
drum brake => tambour de frein
engine => moteur
engine bay => compartiment moteur
exhaust pipe => pot d’échappement
fan => ventilateur
floorpan / floorboard => plancher
fog lights => feux de brouillard
frame => châssis
front seats => sièges avant
fuel => carburant
fuel gauge => jauge d’essence
fuel tank => réservoir d’essence
fuel pump => pompe à essence
funnel => entonnoir
fuse => fusible
gas pedal => pédale d’accélérateur
gear stick (or gear lever) => levier de vitesse
gears => vitesses
gearbox => boite de vitesses
gearshift lever => levier de vitesse
glove compartment => boîte à gants
handbrake => frein à main
headlights => phares
horn => klaxon
hand brake => frein à main
heater => chauffage
hinge => charnière, gond
horn => klaxon
hub => moyeu
hubcap => enjoliveur
indicators => clignotants
insurance => assurance
igniting device allumeur
ignition => le contact
ignition system => allumage
indicator / turning light => clignotant
inlet => admission
jack => cric
latch => serrure de porte
limo => limousine
mecanic => mécanicien
mileage => consommation
motorway (GB), interstate (US) => autoroute
muffler => silencieux d’échappement
nozzle => gicleur, injecteur
nut => écrou
oil cooler => radiateur d’huile
outside miror => rétroviseur extérieur
panel => panneau
pedals => pédales
petrol => essence
petrol tank => réservoir d’essence
pin => goupille
pulley => courroie
ram => vérin
rattling => cliquetis
rental car => voiture de location
rust => rouille
screw => vis
seal => joint d’étanchéité
sealing ring => bague d’étanchéité
seatbelt => ceinture de sécurité
seats => sièges
second-hand => d’occasion
shaft => arbre
shock absorber => amortisseur
show => démonstration
sludge => cambouis
spanner => clé anglaise
spark => plug bougie
spark plug spanner => clé à bougie
speedometer => compteur de vitesse
starter => démarreur
spare wheel => roue de secours
steering rack => boitier de direction
steering wheel => volant
sunroof => toit ouvrant
tank => réservoir
thread => filetage
throttle => accélérateur
tick-over => ralenti
timing belt => courroie de distribution
trunk (US) => coffre
tyres => pneus
undercoating => sous-couche
valve => soupape
valve clearance => jeu de soupapes
wear => usure
wedge => cale
weld => soudure
wheel => rim jante
wrench => clé anglaise
wheels => roues
windows => fenêtres
windscreen => pare-brise
windscreen wipers => essuie-glaces
windshield => pare brise
wing => aile
wiper => essuie-glace
wing mirrors => rétroviseurs

Useful verbs

to accelerate => accélérer
to beep / to honk => klaxonner
to brake => freiner
to choke => s’engorger
to change gear => changer de vitesse
to drive => conduire
to filter => filtrer
to fill up => faire le plein
to have a puncture => crever un pneu / avoir une crevaison
to last => durer
to hot up an engine => gonfler un moteur
to inflate a tyre => gonfler un pneu
to park => se garer
to lubricate => graisser
to rent => louer
to reverse => faire marche arrière
to service => réviser
to slow down => ralentir
to steer => diriger
to stop => arrêter
to switch on or to switch off the lights => allumer / éteindre les phares
to tune => régler un moteur
to warp => fausser

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