How Does a Car Steering System Work?!

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Have you ever wonder, how does a steering system work?

Steering is the collection of components, linkages, etc. which allow a vehicle to follow the desired course. The primary purpose of the steering system is to allow the driver to guide the vehicle.

How Does a Car Steering System Work?!

Now the basic purpose of steering is to make sure that the wheels of the vehicle are pointing in the desired course. That is usually achieved by a series of gears, rods, pivots and linkages.

One of the basic and most important concepts is that of caster angle. Each wheel is steered with a pivot point ahead of the wheel, and this makes the steering tend to be self-centering towards the direction of travel.

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