Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Transmission problem,
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That is the propeller shaft brake. When the engine is running, transmission oil pressure opens and releases the brake pads from the disk.
With the engine off, the brake pads close against the disk and stop the prop shaft from turning.
CW Bill Rouse
Admiral, Texas Navy
Amel School www.amelschool.com
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Galveston Island, TX 77550