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steering wheel

a wheel turned by the driver of a motor vehicle, ship, etc., when he wishes to change direction. It is connected to the front wheels, rudder, etc.

steering wheel

[′stir·iŋ ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
A hand-operated wheel for controlling the direction of the wheels of an automotive vehicle or of the rudder of a ship.
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And the war of the wheels is still going on, rekindled this week by Peugeot saying that the small steering wheel on the Peugeot 208 is here to stay.
Nissan will either replace the steering wheels or tighten the bolts.
Over time, the nut which holds on the steering wheel can become loose.
In total the UK recall affects 133,869 Micra models manufactured in the region from December 2, 2002 until May 12, 2006, when the method used for fixing steering wheels was changed.
Nissan said that a bolt used in the steering wheel was not screwed on properly, but that there was no danger of sudden failure.
Poorly designed custom-molded steering wheel grips have been injuring drivers ever since the inventor's near-death experience pulled him away from racing over a decade ago.
Typical steering wheels are comprised of a die-cast magnesium or aluminum armature overmoulded with flexible urethane foam.
The Drifting steering wheel comes in two versions - racing and tuning - and features a 90mm dish developed at the request of drifting drivers for maximum oversteer control.
Bernie Jones, chairman of the Steering Wheels board of trustees, said: 'We are concerned that too much attention is being paid to the business and investment side of regeneration and not enough to the needs of the community.
The boys also are suing the unnamed manufacturer of the after-market steering wheel installed in the Volkswagen for product negligence.
Some cars have telescoping steering wheels or foot pedals that can help with this.
Those who find the steering wheel too difficult to turn can install low or zero-effort steering wheels," Doll added.