line with the desired clutch to he engaged. Then bar
before full pressure is applied to the selected clutch.
the engine output shaft over until the three emergency
Thus, sudden shock on the gears and shafts is reduced.
e n g a g e m e n t bolts are in line with the holes.
Complete reversal of the propeller is recommended
Alternately tighten the three bolts uniformly until the
only at reduced engine speeds.
clutch is locked in engagement. Reinstall the pipe
The engine, when started with the selector valve in
Should a failure impair the hydraulic system of the
marine gear, the desired clutch, either forward or
neutral, will drive the propeller through the engaged
clutch. No attempt should he made to move the
reverse, can be engaged manually. The manual
engagement is accomplished by removing three pipe
selector valve from the neutral position since
plugs, protruding from the rear of the transmission, in
engagement of the other clutch may cause damage.
The Torqmatic converter is a self contained unit which
lock-up clutch, a manual input disconnect clutch, and
an accessory drive for either a governor or tachometer.
transfers and multiplies the torque of the prime
mover. This unit transmits the power through the
Check the oil level daily and, if the converter is
action of oil instead of through gears and in addition
equipped with an input disconnect clutch, additional
to multiplying the torque also acts as a fluid coupling
checks and service will be necessary daily or at
between the engine and the equipment to be powered.
intervals determined by the type of operation.
The converter will automatically adjust the output
torque to load requirements.
Adjust the disconnect clutches as outlined under power
take-off clutch adjustment.
converters with features such as: an automotive or
Contact an authorized Detroit Diesel Allison Service
industrial flange on the shaft, a hydraulically operated