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drive shaft

also drive·shaft (drīv′shăft′)
A rotating shaft that transmits mechanical power from a motor or an engine to a point or region of application.
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Noun1.driveshaft - a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
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3 billion in new steering and halfshaft business to date in 2006, and expects additional new business awards prior to year-end, company officials said today.
Only a broken halfshaft in Saturday's round 12 prevented him from making a clean sweep of the weekend.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because of a problem that is likely to cause the halfshaft to disengage and the vehicles to suddenly lose power.
And that led a fabricator of protective boots for the constant-velocity joints (CVJ) in halfshaft drive axles produced by a global manufacturer to challenge Dow Coming.
To my surprise, he answered, "Someone told me if I could move the halfshaft with my hand it was no good.
This includes hydraulic assisted steering, tilt wheel steering columns including power tilt, active and energy absorbing columns, front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive halfshafts, the premium performance TriGlide halfshaft joint, Electric Power Steering, Quadrasteer(TM) active vehicle dynamic control, and steer-by-wire.
Nexteer has 22 steering and halfshaft manufacturing facilities, 6 engineering facilities and 14 customer support centers spread across North and South America, Europe and Asia.
The automaker is recalling the vehicle because the right-hand halfshaft, which is part of the axle, is not properly seated and may disengage over time, making the vehicles inoperable.
If a halfshaft flies loose, it can take out the brake lines and coolant tube, and cause engine failure.
Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved Delphi Corporation's request to sell its global steering and halfshaft business [i.
Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York as the acquirer of Delphi Corporation's (PINK SHEETS:DPHIQ), global steering and halfshaft business.
As you rock and roll over hill and dale, vibration can loosen the halfshaft bolts.