- The amount by which a crankshaft is bent. Runout is checked by supporting the crankshaft in V-blocks or rollers and mounting a precision dial indicator so its arm rides the end of the crankshaft as it is rotated. Runout is measured in thousandths of inches.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
crankshaft runout — A term used to describe how much a crankshaft is bent … Dictionary of automotive terms
shaft runout — An inspection performed on a reciprocating engine crankshaft to determine the straightness of a shaft … Aviation dictionary
Mini — For the Mini marque, see Mini (marque). For other uses of Mini , see Mini (disambiguation). Mini Manufacturer BMC to MG Rover, and Innocenti … Wikipedia
creep —  The tendency of a vehicle with automatic transmission to edge forward when idling when the transmission is in Drive and the brake is not engaged. Also called idling drag.  When a crankshaft has slightly excessive runout (is slightly bent) … Dictionary of automotive terms