Friday, 23 April 2021, 6:11 PM
Site: IMI eLearning
Course: IMI eLearning (IMI eLearning)
Glossary: Automotive Glossary
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Axle Stands

Vehicle support equipment manufactured with a rated weight capacity. Used to support a vehicle when wheels are removed or when access to the underside is needed. Also known as jack stands.

Axle Windup

A condition in an axle where the driven component locks and the axle casing attempts to rotate on its mountings. Usually caused when a differential lock or limited slip device is used and wheel spin is not possible such as on a dry road.