Rack and Pinion Steering

The most common steering system on passenger cars.

Plan view of a steering system.

A rotational input at the pinion is turned into a translation by the rack and pinion that moves the drag link and this results in a rotation of the tyre about the kingpin.

See also: Drag Link Steering System, Lever Arm Steering System, Rack and Pinion, Steering.

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Subjects: Transport