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  • overrunning clutch starter drive — A starter drive that is mechanically engaged. When the engine starts, the overrunning clutch operates until the drive is mechanically disengaged. Also see freewheeling …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • starter drive — See bendix type starter drive clutch starter drive overrunning clutch starter drive …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • clutch starter — See overrunning clutch starter overrunning clutch starter drive …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • starter — [1] A small electrical motor that causes the engine crankshaft to begin to turn, which starts the engine running and so starts the vehicle. Invented in 1911 by Cadillac engineers, the manual crank starter was replaced by an electric motor and… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • drive — [1] to travel in a car as in the expression, We drove to Chicago. [2] to operate a vehicle as in the expression, Martha drove to New York by herself. [3] to cause a wheel, shaft, etc. to turn or rotate. [4] to propel a vehicle. [5] a journey in a …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • clutch — [1] An electrically operated coupling device that connects or disconnects the compressor pulley and compressor shaft [2] A device that disconnects the engine from the transmission, to allow the vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Starter solenoid — A starter solenoid (or starter relay) is the part of an automobile which relays a large electric current to the starter motor, which in turn sets the engine in motion.OperationThe starter solenoid receives a large electric current from the car… …   Wikipedia

  • Automobile self starter — An automobile self starter (commonly starter motor or simply starter ) is an electric motor that initiates rotational motion in a car s internal combustion engine before it can power itself. History Both Otto cycle and Diesel cycle internal… …   Wikipedia

  • Hybrid Synergy Drive — Hybrid Synergy Drive, (HSD) is a set of hybrid car technologies developed by Toyota and used in the company s Prius, Highlander Hybrid, Camry Hybrid, Lexus RX 400h, Lexus GS 450h, and Lexus LS 600h/LS 600hL automobiles. It is also used in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sprag clutch — One way bearing combining sprags and bearing rollers in one race A sprag clutch is a one way freewheel clutch. It resembles a roller bearing, but instead of cylindrical rollers, non revolving asymmetric figure of eight shaped sprags are used.… …   Wikipedia

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