Gearbox meaning

Gearbox definition

The device in the drivetrain consisting of an input shaft , a system of gears, and an output shaft that multiplies engine torque . A manual transmission consists of a clutch assembly plus a gearbox; and automatic transmission generally consists of a torque converter plus gearbox. Also see constant mesh gearbox , planetary gearset , and rack and pinion gearbox .

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