Heavy Truck Steering System Trainer

SKU: HV-130_53243

The HV-130 Steering system is designed to assist instructors in teaching basic alignment geometry and the function of steering components. The trainer is extremely versatile in that students can easily visualize all operations as well as practice adjusting the components. Students can also visualize and learn common braking system components.

Spec Sheet

Educational Advantages

  • Imagine being able to demonstrate to your students the concepts of heavy truck front axle alignment and the importance of proper alignment on drivability, tire wear and fuel consumption, all without the constraints of the hood, radiator, engine and all of the other things in your way while instructing.
  • Safety, visibility, and portability are key features of this front axle trainer. Roll it into any classroom with standard size doors.
  • This axle covers a broad range of front axle types for maximum educational value.
  • With the HV-130 you can show, caster, camber, toe, king pin inclination, toe-out on turns, Ackerman angle, steering stops, poppets, and steering geometry.
  • The steering gear is fully operational, without hydraulic power, and operates from stop-to-stop to show the full action of the steering components. This allows stop-to-stop operation without the hazard of hydraulic power steering.
  • Easily measures camber, caster and set toe.
  • Student assignments that follow manufacturer service information and procedures are included in the package.

Teach alignment, steering geometry, wheel bearings and more
• Liberate yourself from tedious, lengthy explanations and setup required by using a whole truck
• Challenge your students with the included exercises.
• Teach front axle operation, alignment, service, diagnosis, and repair
• Students can easily see the interaction of the operating compo- nents with less than 5 minutes of introduction
• Operational trainer maximizes engagement for the learner
• Robust design allows students to operate just like an actual truck, because it uses actual truck parts
• Accumulation of best practices from 50 years of teaching steer- ing systems
• Standard automotive components are used
• Upright stand stows away with a small footprint
• 4 swivel casters with 2 locking casters
• Stand is made of steel and is powder coated

Support Materials

  • Operation manual with component locations and OEM manual links
  • Student manual correlated to ASE Foundation tasks with student assignments
  • Instructors manual includes service information locations and assignment rationale
  • These manuals are available on our website as a down-loadable PDF file Instructor training sessions can be delivered face to face at your location
  • We can also provide web-based product familiarity training

    Components List

  • Meritor axle
  • Steering gear
  • Steering wheel
  • Steering linkage components Hubs
  • Brakes Tires Wheels
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