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    Repair manual LuK GearBOX for Ford DPS6/Renault DC4 Transmission

    Gearbox series: 6DCT250 Gearbox type: DPS6, DC4 Manufacturer: Getrag Application: Double clutch transmission The 6DCT250 6-speed double clutch transmission was developed by Getrag for vehicles with a maximum torque of up to 280 Nm. Ford is one of the vehicle manufacturers to use this gearbox under the DPS6 designation in the compact and medium-sized vehicle …

    September
    30
    2022

    Catalog section: Sequential Gearbox

    You may have come across a section like this in the catalog and wondered: What exactly is a sequential gearbox? How do I recognize one? Many motorcyclists will be familiar with this type of transmission, where gears usually only change “sequentially”, i.e. in “order”. In the car world, we also refer to automatic gearboxes as …

    September
    9
    2022

    Catalog section: Sequential Gearbox

    You may have come across a section like this in the catalog and wondered: What exactly is a sequential gearbox? How do I recognize one? Many motorcyclists will be familiar with this type of transmission, where gears usually only change “sequentially”, i.e. in “order”. In the car world, we also refer to automatic gearboxes as …

    August
    25
    2022

    Dual Mass Flywheels for Vehicles with a Start/Stop System – Teething Problems

    Recently, an interesting question was raised at the end of a REPXPERT training course on dual mass flywheels. Can you replace a dual mass flywheel for vehicles equipped with a start/stop system with a conventional DMF? For some vehicles, there is an option to choose between the two variants in the catalog, which allows the …

    August
    22
    2022

    Brand new DMF locked – what’s going on here?

    Some Dual Mass Flywheels (DMF) originally fitted by Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault and Volvo are equipped with a locking pin on certain applications. This prevents both masses from being twisted against each other. This simplifies the factory installation process during production and at the same time serves as a kind of transportation lock.  Workshops often …

    April
    25
    2022

    Brand new DMF locked – what’s going on here?

    Some Dual Mass Flywheels (DMF) originally fitted by Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault and Volvo are equipped with a locking pin on certain applications. This prevents both masses from being twisted against each other. This simplifies the factory installation process during production and at the same time serves as a kind of transportation lock.  Workshops often …

    April
    25
    2022

    Release mechanisms with self-centring thrust rings

    Both complex CSCs (concentric slave cylinders) and simple release bearings are now equipped with radially moving thrust rings and guided by a sleeve on the gearbox side. They are the link between the rotating diaphragm springs on the engine side and the fixed release mechanism on the gearbox side.   Today the guide sleeves of …

    April
    1
    2022

    Release mechanisms with self-centring thrust rings

    Both complex CSCs (concentric slave cylinders) and simple release bearings are now equipped with radially moving thrust rings and guided by a sleeve on the gearbox side. They are the link between the rotating diaphragm springs on the engine side and the fixed release mechanism on the gearbox side. Today the guide sleeves of release …

    April
    1
    2022

    Preventing Gear Tooth Failure – What to Note When Replacing the Clutch

    Today, we are reporting on an interesting case from a garage, where they replaced the dual mass flywheel and the clutch on a customer’s vehicle. Unfortunately, the vehicle suffered another breakdown due to clutch damage shortly after leaving the garage. When disassembling the vehicle, it was noticed that the hub profile of the clutch disc …

    February
    18
    2022

    Preventing Gear Tooth Failure – What to Note When Replacing the Clutch

    Today, we are reporting on an interesting case from a garage, where they replaced the dual mass flywheel and the clutch on a customer’s vehicle. Unfortunately, the vehicle suffered another breakdown due to clutch damage shortly after leaving the garage. When disassembling the vehicle, it was noticed that the hub profile of the clutch disc …

    February
    18
    2022