A manual transmission usually causes some excitement for beginners, since it requires certain motor skills.
Let's try to figure out how to start learning to ride a car with a mechanic and avoid mistakes.
You will need
- Actually a car with mechanics, level ground, time and patience.
What is the gearbox for? In order to transfer the torque from the engine to the wheels. Why are there several transmissions? Because the engine is designed to work in a certain speed range. And then the first nuance: the lower the speed, the weaker the thrust of the engine. Accordingly, the higher, the greater the thrust of the engine. On the other hand, low revs help save fuel and engine life. Because driving a car with manual transmission requires a certain knowledge of theory and skills. The very first and one of the most difficult is to get under way. The gearbox does not transmit torque constantly: when the neutral gear is engaged, the motor only works to rotate itself. Another device in order to "untie" the motor from the wheels - the clutch. Conditionally it is a disk pressed against the rotating part of the engine with different force to change the amount of the transmitted moment. This force is controlled by the clutch pedal. With the pedal fully depressed, the clutch disc is not pressed against the rotating part of the engine (flywheel), the transmitted force is zero. When fully released, the transmitted effort is complete. With theory a little understood. Let's move on to practice.
Sit in the car, adjust the seat andControls for themselves. Try to press the clutch, brake, gas, turn the steering wheel. With the engine off, repeatedly shift gears. The better you get used to the car, the less excitement. The less excitement the better.
Start the engine, fully depress the pedalAnd engage the first gear. This is the same program on which you need to move. It has the greatest effort and the lowest speed. Remember how in school, we lose in distance and win in power? It's the same here. Next, we push very gently on the gas. Approximately up to a thousand turns. And very slowly release the clutch. Somewhere in the middle of the clutch pedal, the car will move. Then we release the pedal even smoother and to the end. If the engine speed is too high or if the pedal is not released to the end there is a risk of damaging the clutch disc - it is rubbing against the moving part of the engine. To live about this is not particularly worth it - it was created for that, but you still need to remember these nuances.
Usually from the first time beginners do not moveIt turns out. There is excitement, the movements become nervous and after that success does not have to wait for sure. We need to try again, making everything smooth and peaceful again. Try to catch the clutch pedal when the engine starts to rotate the wheels - "grasps". You can even hold the pedal in this position for a split second.
So, you began to get moving with time. Now we must learn to switch gears. Slightly dispersing the car on the first, letting go of the gas and completely squeezing the clutch. We translate the lever into the second gear and release the clutch. The pedal should be released smoothly, but not as slowly as when starting, because the car already has a certain speed. We give a little gas and enjoy the increased speed. The same with the further acceleration and the transition to higher gears.