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Components, Operation and Layout of Automobile Steering System

The steering is designed to give the necessary radial movement to the drop arm, the outer end of which is connected to the drag link or pull-and-push rod. The steering gear ratio varies, but on modern vehicles considerable leverage is always provided so that the effort exerted by the driver is comparatively less. Steering gear is a device for converting the rotary motion of the steering wheel into straight line motion of the linkages or angular turning of the front wheels. COMPONENTS OF STEERING SYSTEM (a) Steering Wheel. This consists of a wheel connected by three or four spokes to…