One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A rod that connects the two front wheels of a motor vehicle and transmits the steering action from the steering column to the wheels.
- ‘Attached to it are three control arms, a suspension control shaft, track rod, and upper wishbone.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In back, the 5-link design uses twin upper and lower links and a lateral track rod.’
- ‘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.’
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