pitman arm


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pitman arm

[′pit·mən ‚ärm]
(engineering)
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The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.
Visible under the Jeep, the pitman arm rusts and corrodes after installation, leaving an eye sore to Jeep enthusiasts.
The clamp on the pitman arm side must have the bolt adjusted to the bottom side of the drag link with the bolt entering from left to right and the clamp 1 centimeter to the rear of the pitman arm.
The pitman arm rotates to impart motion to the center link and idler arm.
Pitman Arm, Gasket, Cylinder Head, Filter Fuel, Assy Fuel Water Seperator with valve, Repair Kit Drying & Distribution unit Hi PR VOSS, Air Filter Element Secondary
The kit includes the pitman arm, idler arm, center link, upper and lower controls arms, ball joints, rear springs and shocks found on the M1097A2 vehicle for the rear of basic and A1 HMMWVs.
A company spokesman says, "It's the most significant advance in forging-press design since the pitman arm.
Snap-on was voted "best" in the specialty tools category for the Low Profile Pitman Arm Puller and in the electrical systems category for its Data Circuit Fault Finder.
The papers include an analysis of axle system dynamics, as it relates to noise vibration and harshness (NVH) issues; the cost-effectiveness and viability of various different microalloy materials in pitman arm forging; and the development of performance enhanced grease for universal joints.
The specific defective component is the anti-tilt seal located between the drag link and the pitman arm in the steering system.
By using the most modern techniques for designing, testing, machining, and assembly, Powers and Sons manufacturers extremely high quality steering linkage components -- including pitman arm, idler arm and tie rod end assemblies -- for passenger cars, and light, medium and heavy duty trucks.
In certain vehicles the pitman arm bearing was not fully lubricated during the manufacturing process.