The crown and pinion assembly in a vehicle is a set of two perpendicular gears, the crown-wheel and pinion, that regulate the amount of torque applied to the car's wheels. Together they are responsible for transferring p... More »

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It is safe to install a used manual transmission because it is fairly easy to inspect and detect any problems with it before installation. Some transmission shops assist customers in locating used manual transmissions fr... More »

The rack and pinion steering system in cars converts the rotational motion of a steering wheel into linear motion that turns the wheels through the use of gears. Pinion refers to the circular gear turned by the steering ... More »

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Common rear differential problems in Dodge vehicles include carrier bearing wear, pinion bearing wear, worn or broken spider gears, worn or stuck clutches, and damaged ring and pinion gears. Almost all differential probl... More »

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A crown and pinion gear works by meeting at an angle that allows two shafts to rotate at different speeds. The crown and pinion gear system can also allow a mechanism to change the direction of a transmitted motion or ch... More »

Some common steering components include the steering column, the rack and pinion assembly, the universal joint and the tie rods. The steering system allows a driver to change the car's direction by turning the wheels wit... More »

A crown wheel and pinion are a pair of gears found in a drive wheel of a vehicle in which the pinion is at the end of the propeller shaft driving the crown wheel. The setup works when the pinion sets on top of the crown ... More »