Automotive Glossary


Automotive Glossary

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Y-type Stator

An alternator stator winding with the three-phase coils connected at the centre in order to give a large voltage output. The normal winding for light vehicle applications. Also star wound stator.
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Yaw

Movement or oscillation about the vertical axis of a vehicle when travelling.
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Yoke

A forked end on a component. Originates from the two arms used to attach a cart to a horse.
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