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Volt Gen 1 Transmission 4ET50 explained with real parts.

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Good video showing the internal parts.
The Gen 1 is really a very clever design.
Couple of things I really like:
Use of 2 electric motors
Use of "Clutch packs" for engaging or stopping rotating parts vs one way clutches on Fords.
Plus geared final drive vs Second generation Volts chain = early Prius, While latest Prius went to geared.

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I watched that video a couple of months ago. Fascinating stuff. I always wondered how the Volt's "transmission" worked. I love watching the videos that show the inner workings of the Volt.
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