Function Of Steering System

                It is the system used for directional change of an automobile. It connects rotary motion of steering wheel into angular moment to turn vehicle into particular direction. This system is connected with front wheels of vehicles. It should be easy to operate. It should have property of self-centering so that the vehicle moves in straight direction.


  • A good steering mechanism is must for a vehicle’s stability at the time of turning.
  • Steering of four wheeler is designed in a manner so that it will not permit lateral slip of front wheels during steering.
  • There must be true rolling of wheels at the time of steering.
  • The front wheels are mounted on front axles to allow their left and right swing for steering the vehicle.
  • Steering is done by providing a suitable gearing and linkage between front wheels and steering wheel.