SPINDLE: Describes the machined shaft, an integral part of the steering knuckle, where the inside races of the front wheel bearings rest.
STEERING ARM: Describes the steering knuckles that transmits force from the tie rod to the knuckles, causing the car wheels to pivot.
STEERING AXIS: Describes the line that runs through the centre of the ball joints in a front suspension system intersecting the upper and lower steering pivots on a steered wheel.
STEERING AXLE: Describes a design of front axle that directs control of the vehicle.
STEERING BOX: Describes a part of the steering system located at the lower end of the steering shaft that alters the rotary movement of the steering wheel into the linear motion of the front wheels for steering
STEERING COLUMN: Describes the central shaft that connects the steering wheel to the steering gear assembly.
STEERING COLUMN CONTROLS: Describes a unit consisting mainly of control stalks for side and headlights, windshield wipers and washers, direction indicators and the car horn.
STEERING LINKAGE: Describes the system that connects the steering wheel to the front wheels allowing the wheels to change direction in response to commands from the driver.
STEERING LOCK: Describes the locking mechanism, which is an integral part of the steering column whose role it is to lock the steering wheel when the ignition key is removed from the switch.
STEERING SUPPORT: Describes the mounting reinforcements used to r attach the steering box to the bulkhead.
STEERING SYSTEM: Describes the entire mechanism that allows the driver to control a vehicle's path during a journey. The system includes the steering wheel, steering column, steering gear, linkages, and front-wheel supports.
TORQUE STEER: Describes a common negative tendency in front-wheel-drive cars to steer in a particular direction when power is applied. This action is caused as a reaction to forces created in the half-shafts generating uneven steering forces in the front tires.
TRACK ROD: Describes one of the transverse bars that connect the steering system to the steering arms acting as the link between the pitman arm and the steering knuckle arm.
WORM-AND-NUT STEERING: Describes a type of steering system where the action of worm's rotation causes a nut, in which it is enclosed, to move up or down, turning the rocker shaft.
WORM AND ROLLER: Describes a type of steering gear using a worm gear on the steering shaft where a roller on one end of the cross shaft engages the worm, turning the rocker shaft.
WORM-AND-SECTOR STEERING: Describes a type of steering system where the rotation of the worm moves a V-shaped section of a toothed wheel at the top of the rocker shaft, causing it to turn.
WORM AND TAPER PIN: Describes a type of steering gear using a worm gear on the steering shaft where the end of the cross shaft engages the worm via a taper pin causing it to turn.
VARIABLE ASSIST POWER STEERING: Describes a power steering system that enables a build-up of rigidity that increases in line with the vehicle's speed to provide improvement while softening at low speeds when performing intricate activities, such as parallel parking.
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