constant velocity joint


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constant velocity joint

n.
A universal joint used especially in front-wheel drive cars that allows power to be transmitted from a transaxle to an axle or from an axle to a wheel even at sharp angles, as when the suspension moves up and down. Also called CV joint.
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In addition to this developed product, NTN will continue to support diverse customer needs such as the creation of high angle on multipurpose off-road vehicles by expanding the plunging constant velocity joint DOJ series.
On the Fiat/Chrysler projects we fully integrated the constant velocity joint on the propshaft into the power transfer unit, which wouldn't have been possible If we hadn't had responsibility for the complete system.
Q CAN you tell me if a car fails an MoT test if a drive shaft constant velocity joint is noisy.
It said the other firm, to be controlled by Renault, will take over the constant velocity joint operation from Renault's Le Mans factory, adding that its operations will eventually be taken over by NTN Transmissions Europe.
The most likely cause of a clicking noise heard only when the steering is set for turn is a noisy constant velocity joint on a driveshaft.
NTN Corporation (hereafter, NTN) has developed the EBW*1 Driveshaft by using electron beam welding*2 during the manufacturing process of inboard outer rings*3 for Constant Velocity Joint (hereafter, CVJ).
Under this, GKN sold its European medium and heavy propeller shaft business to Dana and in return acquired Dana's shareholding in ATH and Dana's constant velocity joint facility in the US.

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