pitman arm


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pitman arm

[′pit·mən ‚ärm]
(engineering)
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The automaker is recalling the vehicles because they are prone to complete loss of steering, consistent with an NHTSA investigation that focused on a problematic link that connects between the front steering knuckle and the pitman arm on the steering box output shaft.
There is part of a pitman arm on the flywheel, which appears to run only the canvas belt.
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 parallel-link steering subsystem is essentially a four-bar mechanism consisting of a pitman arm, center link, and idler arm.
Stephen, Minn., believes item A is the end of a pitman arm made to drive the sickle on a mower or grain binder.
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." Comprised of a set of top and bottom sliding blocks wrapped around the shaft's eccentric portion, it's completely contained within the ram.
But the 3-row concave bar was missing, as were four pulleys and the wooden pitman arm. The model was also missing the wooden platforms where the bundles were loaded, cut open and shoved into the machine by hand, and the side shaft and gears that shake the grain out."
That mighty IH engine powers the press using a complex 4:1 gear-reduction system, a pitman arm and a sturdy 8-foot chain, John explains.
To increase durability and essential reliability, pitman arms, drop links, driveline parts, steering boxes, and skid plates are examined.