Our author Philipp Janczewski

August 09, 2022
3 minutes read

How a gearshift is working

Coupling by piston pressure

In today's video I will show you the basic components of a clutch, as used in gear shifts and brakes. In the transmission, the shifting elements are coupled by piston pressure and set in synchronous motion. In the brake, rotation is stopped by coupling with the fixed transmission housing.

Enjoy watching!

About the author

Phillip Janczewski

Philipp Janczewski

Philipp is Global Head of Training Development, working with ZF Aftermarket since 2013. His motto as #zfexpert:

“You can never have too many horses! No matter in which engine.”