Patent Number: 7,611,005

Title: Clutch cover assembly

Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to shorten the axial dimension of the clutch cover assembly that includes a wear compensation mechanism and a low release load mechanism. A clutch cover assembly 1 includes a clutch cover 2, a pressure plate 3, a diaphragm spring 4, a first wear compensation mechanism 8, and a mechanism 30 to achieve low release load characteristic. The low release load characteristic achieving mechanism 30 is made of a support bolt 31, a holder 32, and a second adjust spring 39. The second adjust spring 39 is located on a side of the holder 32 near the friction member 53 in the axial direction.

Inventors: Uenohara; Norihisa (Neyagawa, JP)

Assignee: Exedy Corporation

International Classification: F16D 13/75 (20060101); F16D 13/70 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017