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General Motors 9T50 Nine Speed FWD: Part Two

In this continuation from Part One, we’ll be discussing the rotating clutches, planetary gear sets and more on the 9T50.

Understanding Gear Technology

The transmission-repair industry is all about gears. The word transmission means transmitting or sending, and that is exactly what an automotive transmission does. The transmission sends the power produced as torque (turning force) by the engine and transmits it in a usable form to the driving wheels.