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Title:
LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL HAVING DAMPENING COMMUNICATION SPRING
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/035868
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A locking differential for a vehicle includes a rotatable housing and a differential mechanism supported in the housing. The differential mechanism includes a pair of clutch members wherein each of the clutch members presents an inwardly directed face. Each face includes a groove disposed in spacing relationship with respect to the other. A cross pin is received in the groove and is operatively connected for rotation with the housing. A dampening communication spring is disposed over an outer circumference of the clutch members and cooperates with the cross pin to control interaction of the clutch members.

Inventors:
CREAGER CHRISTOPHER WAYNE (US)
Application Number:
US2013/056585
Publication Date:
June 05, 2014
Filing Date:
August 26, 2013
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Assignee:
EATON CORP (US)
International Classes:
F16H48/14
Foreign References:
US20110021304A12011-01-27
US20080190240A12008-08-14
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
BRUESS, Steven, C. (Merchant & Gould P.C, P.O. Box 2903Minneapolis, MN, 55402-0903, US)
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