Car Trou­ble

Howler Magazine - - Spanish Simply -

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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