tracking

[1] The alignment of the vehicle with respect to axle centers of a vehicle being in the same plane, rear tires following front tires and trailer following the tractor, in the attitude designed. Correct tracking is when the rear wheels of a vehicle follow the same line as the front wheels. Also see straight-line tracking.
[2] A line of carbon along which electricity leaks. See carbon tracking.
[3] shunt firing of a spark plug.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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