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09:11 Mar 12, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Leerlage
Dies kann dann vorkommen, wenn sich die Leerlage eines Fahrzeuges aufgrund von Bauteiletoleranzen an der Toleranzgrenze befindet.

Mates, how would you translate this?
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5Bareback! (Trucking term)
4 +1empty load or empty trip
Kathi Stock
2without load

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without load

I am only guessing - perhaps should read "Leerzustand"

+Leerzustand +Toleranzen

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empty load or empty trip

..in referrence that the vehicle has an empty trip, also called dead trip, with no load.

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agree  Jacqueline McKay
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Bareback! (Trucking term)

It's not uncommon, that "barebacked" vehicles exceed their tolerances, because of part tolerances! (Mack Brute)

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