Field of technology: Vehicles, Engines and Transportation
Patent granted on: Tue, 25 Jul 2023
A parking mechanism located on a final drive or primary drive of a vehicle to engage or disengage an output shaft connected to wheels of the vehicle. The parking mechanism includes a back drive chain on the final drive or primary drive that engages with a parking pawl. A cam assembly biases the parking pawl to engage with the back drive chain to prevent rotation of the wheels.