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tie rod

n.
1. A metal rod that joins and reinforces parts in a structure.
2. Either of two metal rods or arms used to control the orientation of the front wheels in certain automotive steering systems.

tie rod

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tie-rod

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(Mechanical Engineering) any rod- or bar-shaped structural member designed to prevent the separation of two parts, as in a vehicle

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n.
an iron or steel rod serving as a structural tie.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tie rod - either of two rods that link the steering gear to the front wheels
rod - a long thin implement made of metal or wood
steering linkage - mechanism consisting of a system of rods and levers connected to the front wheels of a motor vehicle; the steering gear pushes it left or right which swivels the front wheels, causing the vehicle to turn
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The automaker is recalling the vehicles because an assembly problem has allowed some cars to leave the factory without proper tightening of the bolts that attach the rear tie rods to the hub.
This mechanism basically consists of two relay levers, one track rod, two tie rods and two steering arms as seen in Fig.
Other features include infinitely adjustable forward and reverse speeds, battery level gauge, and reinforced welded forks with adjustable tie rods.
I've replaced my tie rods after finding a little play in them, and I've checked my CV joints and axles, and they all looked good.
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Pressure is applied to the tie rods via a specially designed upper bolster/casting unit with prefill tank and valve.
High-tensile steel tie rods with rolled threads for added strength and corrosion resistance.
The Mueller AquaGrip System includes both the compression connection and restraint system in one convenient installation package, eliminating the need for anchor couplings, tie rods or separate gland-type restraints.
Maintenance is easy with the SC-50 breaker because it has fewer moving parts than other breakers and no tie rods to remove.
The only manufacturing required at the local level is the fabrication of a rod assembly, a barrel and four tie rods.
A new addition to the Harris line, the HS125125 features a low-profile design, an interlocking housing fabrication for strength, massive front and back wall castings designed for long life, tie rods for additional midsection strength and a heavy-duty, dual-feed roll system.