Definition of track rod in English:

track rod


  • A rod that connects the two front wheels of a motor vehicle and transmits the steering action from the steering column to the wheels.

    • ‘The rear end though is unconventional, employing four Y-shaped trailing arms, each of which pivots from the monocoque's rear bulkhead using track rod end ball joints.’
    • ‘Attached to it are three control arms, a suspension control shaft, track rod, and upper wishbone.’
    • ‘In back, the 5-link design uses twin upper and lower links and a lateral track rod.’
    • ‘Each front wheel is located by four aluminum control arms with mounts and track rods adopted from the S4 and large rubber damper mounts for acoustic isolation.’