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drive shaft

[′drīv ‚shaft]
(mechanical engineering)
A shaft which transmits power from a motor or engine to the rest of a machine.
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Production automation company, VDL Steelweld, is producing these capsules, and Dana is supplying driveshafts to support a levelling system that allows each pod to stay balanced as the wheel rotates.
BMW asked any drivers who have experienced problems or reduced power braking assistance to schedule a service appointment with certified BMW Centers to have the driveshaft replaced for the following vehicles:
Since then we've found the intercooler was split so that's been changed, there was a problem with the turbo which has now been resolved and I've ordered new driveshafts which are due to arrive from America tomorrow.
Entered in the turbine class with their powerful Al-Ad'am 96, the pair controlled their pace to stay well clear of the five piston-powered Superboat Unlimited boats through the opening couple of laps and were in a class of their own before driveshaft issues forced them into retirement.
A global automotive systems and components supplier contracted with GH IA to develop the machine specifically for a new starter driveshaft line.
Toyota was also mentioned as stating "A potential aberration on the left or right side of the driveshaft has been observed in a few cases.
The team had to replace the gearbox and driveshaft, doing so just in time to get the 25-year-old Scot on track towards the end of the second session.
A broken driveshaft, NSN 3040-00-903-0908, from the blower housing in an M113-series vehicle's 6V53 or 6V53T engine is a real pain.
6 seconds over team-mate Sebastien Loeb as Latvala dropped back when he was struck by a driveshaft failure and later on a puncture, which left him over four minutes adrift of the lead.
During removal of the starter adapter, the a/c pulley driveshaft was found sheared inside of the starter adapter housing.
Derek McGarrity was forced to retire on stage four after his Mitsubishi EVO suffered a broken driveshaft.
A gearcase has a multitude of places oil can escape: the propshaft seal, the "spaghetti" seal between the halves, the driveshaft seal under the water pump and the shift-shaft seal.