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I want to know the English word for stuurhuis as shown in the following picture:

Depiction of an automotive steering system with Dutch part names

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  • Your car mechanic might call it a rack and pinion unit, but ordinary people (if they refer to it at all) normally just call it the steering rack Commented Jul 31, 2015 at 16:32

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As mentioned in a comment, it's "the rack and pinion unit". "rack and pinion unit".

  • A rack and pinion is commonly found in the steering mechanism of cars or other wheeled, steered vehicles. Rack and pinion provides a less efficient mechanical advantage than other mechanisms such as recirculating ball, but less backlash and greater feedback, or steering "feel". The mechanism may be power-assisted, usually by hydraulic or electrical means. Wikipedia
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It looks like that part is a Rack and Pinion unit (sometimes shortened to "rack and pinion" on the sad occasions my mechanic has discussed it with me). Here's a similar picture of a steering system with the parts labeled in English.

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    I think your picture show it is the "Rack & Pinion Unit". Google images indicates this as well. I was able to do a query because of the image you added. Thanks. Stuurhuis images: google.nl/… . rack & pinion unit umages: google.nl/… . I am almost sure.
    – Daan
    Commented Jul 31, 2015 at 14:17
  • That's what it looks like to me too (now that I can see the picture). I'll update the answer.
    – T.E.D.
    Commented Jul 31, 2015 at 15:57

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