And there is a learning curve as to how a centrifugal clutch works compared to a computer-controlled clutch. It pops through the gears too fast. Service on the UltraShift Plus is pretty easy for the most part. But when we have, the Eaton folks have given us good support and helped us get up to speed on the technology. Using a three pedal system, the Solo self-adjusting clutch is used only for starting and stopping. And as I sad clutch is new.
This transmission is currently only available in Australia, Mexico, and South America. Im also changed injector 4 and the guys from freightliner assuming the engine timing is bad I did over haul , month ago. We are pleased to announce that we have added detailed troubleshooting trees for both Bendix and Eaton. I like the changes to the way the Hill Start Assist feature engages now. And to me — with the advent of the safety systems like rollover stability and traction control and anti-lock brakes, the transmission is now fully integrated into what is becoming a highly advanced and safe vehicle. But now they love them.
The issues I did have came from the Freightliner side of things — that paddle shifter they use. But whenever I ask about clutch they dont tell me nothing. The horror stories you used to hear about poor power management, fault codes and drivers not being able to get vehicles out from under trailers or into loading docks have been resolved. Fuel economy has been good. So the transmission has to deal with that.
Any use of my personal data will take place in compliance with the relevant and applicable data privacy laws and the. Thats correct, but something has to be wrong, because its happening every time I put shifter in reverse. There is a lot of heat under the truck these days. I really like how Fuller has been doing a good job partnering with the engine guys. Another positive is that Fuller really did a good job at looking at and emulating driver experiences and delivering the kind of performance drivers expect.
We did have a small problem right up front with the shifting assembly. We adopted some of the 2005 through 2007 vintage units, and the ones that are out today are like night and day compared to those older transmissions. Product Snapshot Speeds: 18 Forward, 4 Reverse Torque Capacity Lbs. While you can access TruckFaultCodes. And all the heat shielding can be an issue for our guys trying to work on them.
Nm : 1450 - 2250 1966 - 3050 Weight Lbs. So you can now lock out in all possibilities and work around any conflicts with body controllers. I can withdraw my consent to receive marketing communications at any time by contacting Eaton or by visiting the. I had a few issues with the Generation 3 units. I understand and agree that Eaton will use my data to personalize marketing communications. We spend a lot of time loading and unloading, which kills your overall average.
The Gen 4 units are much better. But that got worked out through International, and they handled it right away. . Reviewer Comments The UltraShift Plus is doing very well. Any use of my personal data will take place in compliance with the relevant and applicable data privacy laws and the. For us, the real advantage has been in terms of driver recruiting and retention.
Service and support are very good. Drivers had to get used to them. But the unit itself is easy to work on. Once the vehicle is in motion, AutoShift operates like an automatic transmission, with the efficiency of a manual transmission. These detailed troubleshooting trees will walk you through each step of the repair process, allowing you to easily find the issues to get your truck back up on the road quickly.
Unit torque capacities range from 1,450 to 2,250 lb-ft and has an unlimited Gross Cargo Weight Rating for 18-speed versions. So the service and support has definitely been there. While there were some limitations in performance in the past, the units certainly have more robust logic and controls today. . .