The drive train may not be a separate component in your vehicle, but a series of components that work together to exchange the rotational power provided by your engine to your wheels so that your vehicle can move.
You may have passed the "powertrain" before. Although it is often used with powertrain systems, they are not very similar. The powertrain contains everything that causes the vehicle to travel, including the engine. The powertrain contains things that cause the vehicle to travel, not including the engine. We will focus on these engine selective components.
During the operation of the rear wheel drive system, power is exchanged to the rear wheels to move the vehicle. This is by far the longest powertrain and is currently used on many vehicles and trucks.
Advantage over front wheel model
This action plan has an advantage over the front-wheel models. First, it makes each tire more similar in weight, providing better guidance and care. Second, rear-wheel drive can provide a better braking idea than front-wheel drive vehicles. Finally, and most importantly, the action of the rear-wheel drive system separates the work of controlling and driving the vehicle, which can suggest better care and speed. For rear-wheel drive vehicles, the rear wheels only need to move the vehicle. In front-wheel drive vehicles, the wheels need to move the vehicle forward or backward and turn to the left or right. When we talk about the front wheel drive system action below, we will talk more and more about this issue.
The rear wheel drive system includes the main components that are included:
Transmission and Drive Shaft
In a rear-wheel drive vehicle, the transmission is coupled to the rear of the engine by a flywheel. The gearbox turns from the crankshaft of the engine to develop - torque - and passes it totransmission shaft. The drive shaft is a steering tube that engages the rear of the transmission and transmits steering power that begins in the engine to the rear of the vehicle at the differential (slightly a little more). There are two types of drive shafts: torque cylinders and Hotchkiss.
Torque tube drive shafts are used in more experienced vehicles and are not currently used on certain trucks and SUVs. The drive shaft itself is housed in a cylinder. The torque tube is connected to the transmission and the differential via a separate wide joint or a U-shaped joint. The Hotchkiss driveshaft is a more typical driveshaft plan. Unlike the torque tube drive shaft, the Hotchkiss drive shaft has an open design, which means you can actually see the drive shaft under the vehicle as the vehicle moves. In addition, the Hotchkiss drive shaft does not simply use a U-joint to connect the transmission and the differential, but instead uses two U-joints.
Many vehicles today use front-wheel drive. The front wheel is not the rear wheel to power development. Therefore, you don't have to worry about using a longer drive shaft to extend the length of the vehicle to change the torque to move the wheel. Each part of the drive train - the transmission, the differential and the drive shaft - is located at the front of the vehicle. In order to install each of these sections at the front, a vehicle with a front wheel drive game plan places the engine laterally in the vehicle. This is called the "lateral engine situation." Open the hood of the vehicle - if the engine is running horizontally rather than vertically, you are likely to have a front-wheel drive.
Since each of the front drive systems is located at the front of the vehicle, you can make them lighter and lighter. Or again, you can make the car bigger, but just provide more space for the passengers. Therefore, most minivans use front-wheel drive.
Another advantage of front-wheel drive vehicles is that because the front of the transmission has a significant number of components, the front of the vehicle is heavier, so it can provide more foundation on a tricky surface, similar to snow. However, you only get this basic advantage at a lower speed. Rear-wheel drive does provide a better foundation when you drive at a higher speed.