Kickdown Switch

Portuguese translation: interruptor kickdown; interruptor da função kickdown

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English term or phrase:Kickdown Switch
Portuguese translation:interruptor kickdown; interruptor da função kickdown
Entered by: Matheus Chaud

00:02 Jul 3, 2018
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Tech/Engineering - Engineering (general) / car fault codes
English term or phrase: Kickdown Switch
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Q: What does kickdown mean in an automatic transmission?

A: Kickdown is a downshift in an automatic transmission triggered when the driver pushes the car's accelerator to the floor.
Automatic transmissions kick down to a lower gear to make use of the greater power delivered at the engine’s higher rpm; this typically occurs when the driver attempts to accelerate from a constant speed, as if to pass.
Related: Do I Really Need to Change My Transmission Fluid?
Before computer control became widespread, most automatic transmissions would kick down only if the accelerator was pressed all the way to the floor. More modern transmissions may kick down, by one gear or more, earlier in the gas pedal’s range of movement, based on the pedal’s position or rate of change.
Central Computer Can Signal Kickdown
Some vehicle central computers compare the current speed with the position of the accelerator, and if the vehicle is not accelerating as much as it should —
Lilian Magalhães
Brazil
Local time: 07:46
interruptor (da função) kickdown
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kickdown switch
interruptor (da função) kickdown


Explanation:

O termo "kickdown" tem ficado em inglês, talvez pela dificuldade de encontrar um bom termo equivalente em português.

Veja estes links em que o termo permanece em inglês:

http://www.alfatest.com.br/tabela_aplicacao/index.php?ass=29...

http://www.carro-carros.com/carros/auto-repair/general-auto-...

https://www.portalsaofrancisco.com.br/mecanica/cambio

http://www.dgabc.com.br/Noticia/427936/astra-ganha-cambio-au...

https://diccionario.motorgiga.com/diccionario/kick-down-defi...


e aqui uma explicação do conceito:
https://diccionario.motorgiga.com/diccionario/kick-down-defi...
e
https://pt.scribd.com/document/96935857/BMW-Automatic-Transm...

Matheus Chaud
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