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Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which of the following is not a function of the steering system?
a.
Provide directional control for vehicle.
b.
Maintain correct level of effort needed to turn front wheels.
c.
Minimize body roll when cornering rapidly.
d.
Transmit "road feel" to the driver.
 

 2. 

Which of the following is not a part of a recirculating-ball gearbox?
a.
Sector shaft.
c.
Pinion shaft gear.
b.
Worm shaft.
d.
Ball nut.
 

 3. 

Which type of pump listed below is not used in power steering systems?
a.
Vane.
b.
Roller.
c.
Slipper.
d.
Reciprocating.
e.
Gear.
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 4. 

A pressure-relief valve is used in a power steering system to protect components from damage.
 

 5. 

The two common types of steering systems are worm gear and rack-and-pinion.
 

 6. 

Steering gearbox ratios usually range from 10:1 to 20:1.
 

 7. 

Pitman arms connect the steering system center link to the steering knuckles.
 

 8. 

The most popular type of steering system on today's vehicles is rack-and-pinion.
 

 9. 

An engine-driven pump and hydraulic system are used to assist steering action in a power steering system.
 

 10. 

An integral-piston power steering system has the hydraulic piston mounted inside the steering gearbox housing.
 

Matching
 
 
Match the following terms and identifying phrases.
a.
steering shaft
d.
ball sockets
b.
steering gearbox
e.
steering column
c.
steering wheel
f.
steering linkage
 

 11. 

Device used by driver to rotate steering shaft.
 

 12. 

Connects steering gearbox to steering knuckles and wheels.
 

 13. 

Changes turning motion into straight-line motion.
 

 14. 

Allow linkage arms to swivel in all directions for suspension and steering.
 

 15. 

Component that transfers turning motion from steering wheel to steering gearbox.
 

 16. 

Assembly that supports steering wheel and steering shaft.
 
 
Identify each of the marked items on the diagram below.
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 17. 

Reservoir.
 

 18. 

Rotor.
 

 19. 

Input shaft.
 

 20. 

Cap.
 

 21. 

Pump housing.
 

 22. 

Slipper.
 

 23. 

Dipstick.
 

 24. 

Swivel connection.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 25. 

An external ______________________________ power steering system has the power piston bolted to the frame and center link.
 

 

 26. 

Power steering systems use either a rotary-type or ______________________________-type control valve to regulate hydraulic pressure into either end of the power cylinder.
 

 

 27. 

Available types of four-wheel steering systems are mechanical, hydraulic, and ______________________________.
 

 

 28. 

A(n) ______________________________ rack-and-pinion power steering system senses vehicle speed and steering load to provide adequate road feel for the driver.
 

 



 
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