Gear

How does gear ratio use function?
A gear ratio is the ratio of the number of rotations of a driver gear to the number of rotations of a driven gear. A colon is often used to show a gea...
When should you use first and second gears in an automatic transmission car?
On an automatic transmission, the 1st and 2nd positions overrule the transmission shifting to a higher gear. These are used mostly for when you need t...
What does r stand for on an automatic car?
The “R” stands for REVERSE, or the gear selected to drive the vehicle backward. When you shift the gear lever from P to R, the automatic transmission'...
When does one use the gear 1 and 2 in an auto-transmission car?
The 2 indicates second gear. If you select the 2, the transmission will shift to second gear, but it will not shift into third or fourth gear. The 1 i...
Why does a car jump out of gear?
Popping out of gear is a common problem when it comes to manual transmissions. The most common reason a manual transmission would jump out of gear is ...
What is the difference between heel and toe contact on a final drive?
HEEL CONTACT Pattern is concentrated off the heel end of the drive gear tooth. ... TOE CONTACT Pattern is concentrated off the toe end of the drive ge...
What is the rear end gear ratio in a 1986 cutlass supreme sedan?
Chances are best that you have 2.41/2.56/2.73 gears. How do you find the gear ratio on a GM rear end?How can you tell the difference between a 3.73 an...
How does gearing down affect the speed of a car?
In technical terms, it's using decelerative forces in the engine to slow the speed the wheels are turning at. ... If you shift down into a lower gear ...
How do you use automatic gear with option 3 or 2 or L on high hills?
What gear should you be in going uphill automatic?Should I drive in D3 or D2 or L?What does 2 and l mean on automatic?What does the 3 2 and L in auto...