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Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The large ring that contacts the friction disc when the clutch is engaged is called the ____.
a.
pressure plate cover
c.
flywheel
b.
clutch disc
d.
pressure plate face
 

 2. 

Each of the following is part of a hydraulic clutch mechanism except:
a.
clutch cylinder.
c.
hydraulic line.
b.
clutch cable.
d.
slave cylinder.
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 3. 

A clutch is used to transfer power from the engine to the transmission.
 

 4. 

Clutch facing springs are used to help cushion the shock to the clutch disc when it engages.
 

 5. 

Most flywheels are faced with aluminum for better wear.
 

Matching
 
 
Match the following terms and identifying phrases.
a.
flywheel
e.
clutch release mechanism
b.
clutch disc
f.
pilot bearing
c.
clutch fork
g.
pressure plate
d.
release bearing
 

 6. 

Reduces friction between the clutch fork and pressure plate.
 

 7. 

Provides a mounting place for the clutch and a friction surface for the clutch disc.
 

 8. 

Spring-loaded component that presses the clutch disc against the flywheel.
 

 9. 

Lever that forces the release bearing into the pressure plate.
 

 10. 

Friction-reducing device that supports the forward end of the transmission input shaft.
 

 11. 

Friction disc that is pressed against the flywheel.
 

 12. 

Cable, linkage, or hydraulic system that permits driver to disengage the clutch.
 
 
Identify each of the marked items on the diagram below.
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 13. 

E-clip.
 

 14. 

Small bushing.
 

 15. 

Wire clip.
 

 16. 

Clutch fork.
 

 17. 

Large bushing.
 

 18. 

Release bearing.
 

 19. 

Release shaft.
 

 20. 

Release lever.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 21. 

The two basic types of pressure plates are the coil spring type and the ______________________________ spring type.
 

 

 22. 

The clutch release bearing is also known as the ______________________________ bearing.
 

 

 23. 

A lever-type clutch fork pries on the ______________________________ to disengage the clutch.
 

 

 24. 

In a clutch linkage mechanism, a(n) ______________________________ reverses the forward movement of the clutch pedal, moving a release rod that transfers movement to the clutch fork.
 

 



 
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