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Clutch Info

Function of the Clutch

Function of transmitting the torque from the engine to the drivetrain.
Smoothly deliver the power from the engine to enable smooth vehicle movement.
Perform quietly and to reduce drive-related vibration.

Protect the drivetrain when given the inappropriate use. Given the situation, the EXEDY clutch will fail when giventhe inappropriate use inturn to protect the rest of the drivetrain, similar to the function of an electric fuse.

clutch function

When the clutch pedal is pressed, a cable or hydraulic piston pushes on the release fork, which presses the throw-out bearing against the middle of the diaphragm spring. With the spring pushed, the clutch disc is then disconnected from the rotating flywheel that is attached to the engine. When the pedal is released, the disc will engage contact with the flywheel and transmit the torque from the engine to the rest of the drivetrain.

Structure of the Clutch

Function of transmitting the torque from engine smoothly.
Clutch Disc

Engine torque can be cut off and transmitted by engaging or disengaging from the flywheel.

clutch structure

Clutch Cover

The clutch cover supports the clutch rotating system and transmits engine torque by pushing the clutch disc.

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Manual Clutch Model

Clutch Cover Type Description

There are functionaly 8 different types in clutch cover.

LB LEVER BOSS TYPE
lb images Pressure Plate and Cover are directly clawed and fixed.
DT DIAPHRAGM TAG TYPE
dt images Diaphragm type and Pressure Plate and Cover are fixed by Strap Plate. Cover holds Diaphragm Spring.
ls LEVER STRAP TYPE
ls images Pressure Plate and Cover are fixed by the strap plate.
pl PULL TYPE
pl images Release Bearing is fixed on the edge of Diaphragm Spring and pull the Release Bearing.
db DIAPHRAGM BOSS TYPE
db images Diaphragm type and Pressure Plate and Cover are fixed directly.
tw TWIN PLATE TYPE
tw images Two Discs are used in one cover.
ds DIAPHRAGM STRAP TYPE
ds images Diaphragm type and Pressure Plate and Cover are fixed by strap plate. Diaphragm and Cover are fixed by Stud Pins.
du UNITY TYPE
du images Basically the similar design as DT and, specailly designed to utilize common parts.

Size Measurement

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Twin Clutch Assembly