Figure 7-6.Mechanical clutch operating systems (cable type of linkage).
other mechanical systems use a flexible type of cable
disengages the clutch. Hydraulic types of clutch
(fig. 7-6). These systems are normally found in
operating systems are normally found in heavy
automotive applications. The hydraulic operating
construction equipment where extreme pressure is
system (fig. 7-7) moves the release lever by hydraulic
required to operate the clutch.
pressure. Depressing the clutch pedal creates pressure
in the clutch master cylinder, actuating the slave
Most automotive and construction equipment
cylinder which, in turn, moves the release arm and
clutches work on the same principle and are similar in
Figure 7-7.Hydraulic clutch operating system.