1954-01-01

The Chrysler PowerFlite Transmission 540261

THE design and construction of the PowerFlite automatic transmission are described by the authors.
It is of the torque converter type, some models being water-cooled, while others are direct air cooled.
Details of the hydraulic controls are explained, including the one-piece shift valve and the shuttle valve for controlling closed-throttle shifts.
It is claimed that this transmission has relative simplicity, light weight, and smoothness of operation.

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