In this section, we will help you understand various types of transmissions. We assume that you know nothing about how a car works and provide clear, understandable explanations of the various transmissions that make up the modern automobile. The people at Eagle Transmission Services are experts in the field. This expertise, combined with our desire to give you only the best, is our customer satisfaction guarantee.

This article will help you comprehend the ideas driving what on inside these mechanical wonders. Understanding what type of transmission you have is essential to identifying it problems so let get started with automatic transmission first.There are two essential types of automatic transmissions dependent upon if the vehicle is rear wheel drive or front wheel drive.

On a rear wheel drive car, the transmission is typically mounted to the back of the engine and is under the bump in the center point of the floorboard close by the gas pedal. A drive shaft joins the back of the transmission to the last drive which is placed in the back axle and is utilized to send power to the back wheels. The power stream on this system is straightforward going from the engine, through the torque converter, then through the transmission and drive shaft until it achieves the last drive where it is parted and sent to the two back wheels.

On a front wheel drive car, the transmission is typically joined with the last head to structure what is known as a transaxle. The engine on a front wheel drive car is typically mounted sideways in the car with the transaxle tucked under it on the side of the engine facing the back of the car. Front axles are joined directly to the transaxle and furnish power to the front wheels. Power spills out of the engine, through the torque converter to a substantial chain that sends the force through a 180 degree turn to the transmission that is near the engine. From there, the force is tracked through the transmission to the last drive where it is part and sent to the two front wheels through the drive axles.

A much less known rear drive setup has the transmission mounted specifically to the last drive at the rear and is connected by a drive shaft to the torque converter which is still mounted on the engine. This framework is seen on the new Corvette and is utilized to adjust the weight equally between the front and back wheels for enhanced execution and handling. Another rear drive framework mounts everything, the engine, transmission and last drive in the back. This back engine plan is prevalent on the Porsche.

Manual Transmissions

A conventional manual transmission is frequently the base equipment in a car; different choices incorporate automated transmissions, for example an automatic transmission (frequently a manumatic), a self-loader transmission, or a consistently variable transmission.

Manual transmissions frequently emphasize a driver-worked clutch and a portable gear stick. Most automobile manual transmissions permit the driver to select any forward gear ratio (“gear”) at whatever time, yet some, for example those generally mounted on motor-bikes and a few sorts of race cars, just permit the driver to select the following higher or next-more level gear. This kind of transmission sometimes called a sequential manual transmission. Sequential transmissions are regularly utilized as a part of auto racing for their capability to make fast shifts.

Manual transmissions are described by gear ratios that are select-able by halting chosen gear pairs to the output shaft inside the transmission. Alternately, most automatic transmissions offer epicyclic (planetary) gearing regulated by brake groups or clutch packs to select gear proportion.

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