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Simply Spanish – Car Trouble

Simply Spanish – Car Trouble

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aceite — oil. ¿Puede cambiar el aceite?
“Can you change the oil?”
alineamiento — alignment
arrancar — to start. El carro no quiere arrancar.
“The car doesn’t want to start.”
bombilla/bombillo — light bulb
bujía — spark plug
clutch — clutch
compensador — shock absorber
¿Cuánto me cobras? — “How much will you charge me?”
cuatro por cuatro — four-wheel drive; also doble tracción
dash — dashboard
eje — axle
faros — headlights
frenos — brakes
fusible — fuse
grúa — tow truck
guantera — glovebox
llanta — tire
llave — key
llavín — keyhole, or ignition (also the keyhole on a door)
luces — lights
manillas — door handles, or window crank
mano de obra — labor cost
marchas — gears
mecánico — mechanic
motor — engine
mufla — muffler
no sirve — it doesn’t work
parabrisas — windshield
repuestos — auto parts
señales — turn signals
taller — auto repair shop
tuneup — tuneup
volante — steering wheel

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