The car drivetrainconnects the engine and transfers energy to make them move. The drivetrain sends energy to the wheels through the transmission when the engine runs. The drive wheels can be either the rear wheels, rear wheels, or all the wheels.
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How does a drivetrain work?
A typical drivetrain contains a series of parts, working together to transfer the rotational power produced by the car engine, all the way to your wheels moving the car. You may have come across the word ?powertrain ?before.
What is the drive train of a vehicle?
The drive train of a vehicle refers to the group of components that act to deliver power to the driving wheels of a vehicle. The power to run a vehicle starts in the crankshaft. It is then delivered to the clutch, via the flywheel (in a manual transmission), or to a torque -converter (in an automatic).
How does the rear wheel drive work on a car?
Rear wheel drive cars use a driveshaft (connected to the transmission) to send power to the back wheels. In this type of car, the transmission sits rearward of the engine bay behind the engine, and the differential is a separate unit located between the rear wheels.
What is the difference between powertrain and drivetrain?
Powertrain is often used in the same because, the powertrain incorporates drivetrain. When trying to explain ?what powertrain is ? powertrain encompasses EVERYTHING involved with the: car engine, transmission/transaxle, and the drivetrain. Drivetrain components are separate from the engine components but closely involve transmission components.