Section III. PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
Figure 1-19. Powertrain
The Powertrain for the vehicle is composed of a diesel engine (1, Figure 1-19) which is
coupled directly to an automatic transmission (2). Power from the automatic transmission
is supplied to the transfer case (3) and on to the front steering axle (4), intermediate drive
axle (5), and rear drive axle (6) through a series of drive shafts and universal joints. The
capability of the powertrain is enhanced by the use of a seven-speed transmission.
a. Engine. The vehicle is equipped with a Caterpillar model 3116 ATAAC diesel engine
(1, Figure 1-19), rated at 290 hp (216 kW).