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Lenkabnahme

English translation: steering beam (trailers)

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German term or phrase:Lenkabnahme
English translation:steering beam (trailers)
Entered by: John Jory
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15:15 Jan 16, 2003
German to English translations [PRO]
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German term or phrase: Lenkabnahme
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Local time: 12:02
steering beam
Explanation:
The Lenkabnahme is the mechanical device which senses turning movements of the truck/tractor and transmits this motion to the (rear) steering wheels of the trailer.

"The trailer is steered via a steering beam located under the gooseneck. The beam features a cylinder actuated by the truck's fifth wheel and is connected hydraulically to the cylinder at the rear of the running set of axles." See ref.
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John Jory
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Local time: 13:02
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thank you, I am a bit slower than you.
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4 +1steering beam
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steering beam


Explanation:
The Lenkabnahme is the mechanical device which senses turning movements of the truck/tractor and transmits this motion to the (rear) steering wheels of the trailer.

"The trailer is steered via a steering beam located under the gooseneck. The beam features a cylinder actuated by the truck's fifth wheel and is connected hydraulically to the cylinder at the rear of the running set of axles." See ref.


    Reference: http://fleetowner.com/ar/fleet_telescopic_trailers/
John Jory
Germany
Local time: 13:02
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
thank you, I am a bit slower than you.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Edward L. Crosby III: "Steering bar" appears to be a synonym.
5 hrs
  -> Not really: Steering bar is also used for Lenkstange, Lenkschenkel, or even the tiller of a boat
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