# Technician A says that on FWD vehicles, the front wheels toe-out while the rear wheels on an independent suspension try to toe-in as the vehicle moves ahead. Technician B says that on RWD vehicles, the front wheels tend to toe-in while the rear wheels toe- out in response to rolling resistance and suspension compliance. Who is correct? Technician A only Technician B only Both A and B Neither A nor B

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter 49, Problem 6ASRQ
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## Technician A says that on FWD vehicles, the front wheels toe-out while the rear wheels on an independent suspension try to toe-in as the vehicle moves ahead. Technician B says that on RWD vehicles, the front wheels tend to toe-in while the rear wheels toe- out in response to rolling resistance and suspension compliance. Who is correct? Technician A only Technician B onlyBoth A and BNeither A nor B

Expert Solution
To determine

The technician with correct approach.

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Technician A says that on FWD vehicles, the front wheels toe-out while the rear wheels on an independent suspension try to toe-in as the vehicle moves ahead.

Technician B says that on RWD vehicles, the front wheel tends to toe-in while the rear wheels toe-out in response to rolling resistance and suspension compliance.

Toe is defined as the comparison of distance between the leading and trailing edges of the front tires. Toe-in occurs when the wheel turns towards inward whereas toe-out occurs when the wheel turns toward outside. Toe-in is applied on rear wheel whereas toe-out is applied on front wheel...

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