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How a CVT transmission works

CVT transmission operation A CVT transmission has some of the same components as a traditional automatic transmission. For example it has: • Torque converter • Pump • Valve Body • Clutch pack • Sun Gear But it also has: Two variable sheaves (pulleys) Pushbelt (can be steel or rubber with impregnated steel elements CVT pushbelt Many early model CVTs used a rubber belt with impregnated steel elements. However most late model CVT transmissions use a steel ring with steel elements. The ring can have multiple wraps to make it stronger. … Read More


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