steering linkage

The system that connects the steering wheel to the front wheels and allows the wheels to change direction in response to commands from the driver. Contains grease fitting to cushion against wear and friction.
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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • steering linkage — noun mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Part… …   Useful english dictionary

  • center steering linkage — A steering system using two tie rods connected to the steering arms and to a central idler arm, the idler arm is operated by a drag link that connects the idler arm to the pitman arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • parallelogram steering linkage — A steering system using two short tie rods connected to the steering arms and to a long center link. The link is supported on one end on an idler arm and the other end is attached directly to the pitman arm. The arrangement forms a parallelogram… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Steering — For other uses, see Steering (disambiguation). Part of car steering mechanism: tie rod, steering arm, king pin axis (using ball joints). Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow a vessel (ship …   Wikipedia

  • linkage — Any series of rods, yokes, levers, bars or links used to transmit motion from one unit to another. Also see center steering linkage gearchange linkage parallelogram steering linkage progressive linkage shifter linkage shift linkage steering… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering — A mechanism for controlling the direction of a vehicle. See absorbing steering ackermann steering adjustable steering all wheel steering assisted steering axle and steering ball and nut steering ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • linkage power steering — A linkage type, power assisted steering system in which a conventional manual system is assisted by hydraulic or pneumatic effort applied directly to a steering linkage such as a relay lever or track rod …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering gear — noun a gear that couples the steering wheel to the steering linkage of a motor vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑gear, ↑gear mechanism • Part Holonyms: ↑steering system, ↑steering mechanism * * * noun : the mechanism by which something i …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering mechanism — noun a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle) • Syn: ↑steering system • Topics: ↑motor vehicle, ↑automotive vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering system — noun a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle) • Syn: ↑steering mechanism • Topics: ↑motor vehicle, ↑automotive vehicle • Hypernyms: ↑mechanism • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

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