Blockierungssystem für eine Lenksäule

Steering column lock

Système de blocage pour une colonne de direction


A steering column lock, for application to a motor vehicle, has a steering shaft (2), a locking element in the form of a sleeve (12) engageable with the shaft; a latch device (18,19) moveable to a locked position in which the locking sleeve (12) is engaged to be prevented from rotation with the shaft, and drive means provided between the sleeve (12) and shaft (2) comprising intermeshing surfaces urged into engagement by resilient means (14).




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