Patent Number: 8,870,702

Title: Power switching device for vehicles

Abstract: A power switching device for vehicle has an engaging mechanism for connecting and disconnecting between a pair of rotating members arranged on a driving force transmission passage, an operating mechanism for switch-operating the engaging mechanism, an electric actuator, and a waiting mechanism having an elastic member. The elastic member is incorporated into the waiting mechanism so that the elastic member can temporarily accumulate the operating power only when the engaging mechanism is switched to the engaged condition.

Inventors: Kii; Hideaki (Kakogawa, JP), Itoo; Seiji (Akashi, JP), Hamada; Ayumi (Akashi, JP)

Assignee: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: F16H 48/20 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00